Song of the Day: “We Are Number One” from Lazytown

Brian mostly writes about movies and TV, but he’s contributed some music commentary over the years. This week, I’m revisiting seven some of his song reviews and recommendations. “We Are Number One” — From a Facebook message on 10/23/16 at 10:36 pm thought this might be up your alley [link to hour-long loop of “We are Number One”]…

Song of the Day: “Nasty Dan” by Johnny Cash

Brian mostly writes about movies and TV, but he’s contributed some music commentary over the years. This week, I’m revisiting seven of his song reviews and recommendations. “Nasty Dan” by Johnny Cash – From “10 Things Brian Likes – Honorable Mentions (2 of 2)” (2014) This one qualifies as probably the most egregious omission in the entire…

Song of the Day: “Oscar Mayer Wiener Song”

Brian mostly writes about movies and TV, but he’s contributed some music commentary over the years. This week, I’m revisiting seven of his song reviews and recommendations. “Oscar Mayer Wiener Song” – #6 from “The Top 15 Advertising Jingles” (2015) Oscar Mayer bears the rare distinction of having not one, but two awesome jingles. The company’s ode…

Song of the Day: “Lunchlady Land” by Adam Sandler

Novelty, parody, and sketch songs have never been a major interest of mine. And most of my reviews would sound the same. So this week, instead of writing about the song, I’m going to pick one of its intriguing quirks or a related topic to spotlight. Spotlight: Chris Farley When I was in elementary school, my friend Andy introduced me to Chris…

Song of the Day: “I Can Be Your Friend” by The O.C. Supertones

This week, I’m going to share some cover songs that I like. My wife and I often talk about cultural institutions from our childhood and how they define our generation. The obvious one is Harry Potter, but it’s far from the only one. Disney‘s Renaissance; news coverage of 9/11; Max Martin‘s Britney/Backstreet Boys breakthrough. While not at…

Song of the Day: “Game of Thrones Theme” by Swamp Donkeys

This week, I’m going to share some cover songs that I like. Game of Thrones has become such a massive sensation that you can name-drop “Daenerys” or “Tyrion” or “Jon Snow” in casual conversation and assume people will know what you’re talking about. It’s one of this generation’s great zeitgeists. The show’s fantastic theme song…