This Thursday, December 4, NBC will attempt to duplicate the success of their 2013, live Sound of Music broadcast by airing a 21st Century version of a 20th century classic. The live telecast of Peter Pan stars Allison Williams (Girls) and Christian Borle (Smash), with voice-over by Minnie Driver (About a Boy), and something we all need more of in our lives, a singing, dancing Christopher Walken.
http://authormcaldwell.wordpress.com/Great way to kick-off this month's #joy theme. This song always reminds me of my best friend K and I dancing around the local supermarket of our college town. Whenever I hear it, I just have to start moving and smiling.Do you have a song that does that for you? ...more
I count John Darnielle among my go-to muses; a prophet of dread who delivers lines like, “I hope I cut myself shaving tomorrow, I hope it bleeds all day long” with enough sincerity to make you feel the slippery trickle of blood down your own cheek. He’s the front-man for the prolific indie-folk band, The Mountain Goats. When the release date was announced for his first novel I itched for its arrival like Darnielle craves Lovecraftian doomsdays in his songs....more
Rising Hip Hop talent Terrance Hunt’s has a new music video for his single “Mary J” that Schoolboy Q fans will dig. Hunt experienced a traumatic event in the form of a car accident at the age of 11 that led him to create poetry whose verses were then dropped to beats. For this reason, Hunt’s ability to express pain, love, and everyday life in his lyrics, not only comes naturally but powerfully. Because of this, “Mary J” has an infectious flow and witty lines....more
Get out of your comfort zone! Let’s do it! Hey listen, I know! It’s tough to get out of your comfort zone. But that is what we must do in order to grow. And, if you want to grow in ways you never thought you could, I am here to tell you that it’s all about that damn comfort zone. If you WANT something you have never had before, then it’s gonna take DOING something you’ve never done before....more