Monthly Archives: December 2007
In the movie 300, Leonidas is leaving with his small band of men to fight the invading million man army of the Persians. He bids his wife goodbye. As he marches away to certain death she calls out to … Continue reading
Driving from Texas to Michigan in December 1977 John Lennon’s “Happy Christmas” seemed to be on all the radio stations. At that time in my twenty-year-old life Lennon’s melancholy lyrics particularly the line “so this is Christmas, and what … Continue reading
Why do movie studios and NFL football have such majestic musical themes? Why don’t they have happy little ditties, something with rhythm and toe tapping swing?