Ziggy, the Last of the Space Cowboys

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I'm a poet, an indie rock/folk fanatic, an avid reader, a lover of fine film and drama and um...a Space Cowboy from Pig Island.


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Ok Computer ~ Radiohead
Ok Computer ~ Radiohead
I bought "OK Computer" a few weeks after its release. During those few weeks I heard critics and fans alike hailing it as the best album of the nineties, if not the best album of all time. "This should be worth a listen, then", I thought to myself. After all, I heard numerous tracks from their previous album "The Bends" on the radio and liked them (especially "High And Dry). When I first played OK Computer, the first six tracks blew me away instantly. "Airbag" is tuneful and fresh-sounding with its drum loop and string arrangement. "Paranoid Android" is like a "Bohemian Rhapsody" for the 1990's, and definitely one of that… Read more
The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics by Alan Aldridge
"The Beatles: Illustrated Lyrics" is a must-have for Beatles fans everywhere. This book features the lyrics from most Beatles songs, each song paired with anadventurous illustration capturing the mood and theme/s of that particular song. Many of the illustrations are brilliant works of art, especially those for "Eleanor Rigby", "I Want You", "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Dear Prudence" and are great to look at when listening to the songs. I found the illustration for "She's Leaving Home" - a comic strip of the story told in the song to be ecceptionally neat. Some of the pictures are interesting to say the least: "Cry Baby Cry", "Blackbird" and "Tomorrow Never Knows", whereas others are… Read more
CROWN OF FEATHERS by Isaac Bashevis Singer
CROWN OF FEATHERS by Isaac Bashevis Singer
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The late Isaac Bashevis Singer was a storyteller of genius, and "A Crown Of Feathers", is one of his finest collections of short stories, and because of its variety, serves as a superb intoduction to this master storyteller. This was my first Singer book. I picked it up at a garage sale some time back after reading a brief synopsis of the book and a quote stating that Isaac Bashevis Singer is the "greatest writer alive today" (this edition of the book is quite old, as Singer died in 1991).
The stories had two qualities which I found highly enjoyable. Firstly, Singer's combination of modern realism with Jewish folklore and fantasy is what first got me hooked, as I myself am Jewish and… Read more