Song of the Day: “Sunrise, Sunset” from Fiddler on the Roof

There’s no business like… Show Tunes Review Week business If “Dear Theodosia” tugs the parental heartstrings, “Sunrise, Sunset” rips them out and stomps on them. Every parent has heard (and/or used) the same adage: “They grow up so fast.” Heck, my daughter is almost a year old, and it feels like just last week we…

Song of the Day: “Dear Theodosia” from Hamilton

There’s no business like… Show Tunes Review Week business One of the Earn This posts I’ve most enjoyed writing over the past couple years is “Fulfilling My Hamiltonian Destiny,” an account of my long and complicated relationship with the smash musical Hamilton. In the year or so after I saw Hamilton on Broadway in January…

Song of the Day: “So Close” from Enchanted

There’s no business like… Show Tunes Review Week business The 2007 film Enchanted has a delightful premise: Disney meets the real world. It opens with an animated fairy tale sequence reminiscent of vintage Disney animation, charming and colorful and just as socially regressive as Cinderella and Snow White. But after a scheme by an evil…

Song of the Day: “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. Here are fifty facts…

Song of the Day: “Pour Some Sugar on Me” by Def Leppard

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. I think what I…

Song of the Day: “Here I Go Again ’87” by Whitesnake

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. I’ve always wished that…

Song of the Day: “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. You hear the opening…

Song of the Day: “Rock and Roll All Nite” by Kiss

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. I have a book…

Song of the Day: “Barracuda” by Heart

There was never a time as good as the ‘80s for huge, singalong refrains. These seven radio staples have all the nutritional value of Cheez-Whiz and all the grace of a two-by-four to the face, and all of them are incredible. This week, I present Epic Anthem Choruses of the ‘80s. All of my siblings…