- Music Reviews
- February 23, 2018
The Asylum Years (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
The only essay you ever need to read about Gun Control – posted by David Lee Beowulf on December 16, 2012 15:00
Thanks for Signing That Dotted Line – posted by David Lee Beowulf on November 11, 2012 19:49
Paul Ryan – posted by David Lee Beowulf on August 19, 2012 18:36
It’s not the first time a childhood hero turned out to be a douc – posted by David Lee Beowulf on August 17, 2012 03:10
About – posted by David Lee Beowulf on March 17, 2010 18:27
A Great Performer is Great to His Fans
Three sub-essays about recent items in the news. It is of paramount importance that YOU read them and respond to me in the appropriate manner.
David Lee Beowulf bangs on about Idiotarians, terrorists, oil and Susan Sontag, long may he bang.
David Lee Beowulf weighs in with his views on the events of September 11th – complete with a reading list, natch. If you don’t throw yourself all out of whack with knee-jerk reactions, you might actually learn something.
“So here’s George C. Scott, who refuses the award (he said ‘no thanks’ to his nomination for Best Supporting Actor for the Hustler) out of a disdain for the movie business. Who the hell did he think he was? Marlon Brando, who is probably insane, refused his rightly-awarded Oscar for the Godfather, took the opportunity to use his refusal for political ends, something I can understand -maybe. Hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it. But Scott simply said ‘shove it up yer ass.'”
The home stretch. This piece must be read to be believed.
Why stop now? Afraid you’re going to learn something?
Dave continues his epic “Kosovo” rant, taking the very form to new heights of aggression and enlightenment.
“I’ve been doing a lot of head-shaking lately. Would someone please tell me why Yugoslavia is being bombed into oblivion? No, I mean the ‘real’ answer. I’m genuinely pissed. I don’t think I’ve been this pissed ever.”
“Ho ho ho! I just checked my list for an unprecedented THIRD time! You’ll all have to die! Mwuhooohahahahaha!”
“So my estranged lunatic ex-girlfriend, right on time with the first installment of her twice-weekly phone-stalking, calls me up to tell me about her recent experiences as a substitute teacher in the Bay area. She’s mostly been assigned to sub for high school classes, an experience that opened her eyes to the wonders of a liberally-bloated educational system…”