Category Archives: Entertainment

TV Commercials Too Loud? Congress Has Plan To Fix It

Dy’er sez: For all of you good folk who sit back to watch a little TV but find that you are scrambling for the mute button on the remote when a  break comes up (I know that I am one), … Continue reading

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STARGATE SG1 – START TO FINISH (and a word about STARGATE UNIVERSE)

Dy’er Sez: For years I had seen an episode here or there of the TV show, Stargate SG1. While I liked what I saw (as well as having enjoyed the original movie), I always resisted getting into the show because it … Continue reading

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ADDAMS FAMILY THEME COMPOSER VIC MIZZY DIES

Dy’er Sez: Although Mr. Mizzy’s career was larger than the Addams Family theme, one has to admit that one single 60 second song (harpsichord, finger snaps and Mizzy singing the fun and catchy lyrics) is one of the most recognizable TV … Continue reading

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WRESTLING ICON CAPTAIN LOU ALBANO DEAD AT 76

Dy’er Sez: I was REALLY into WWF wrestling in my youth.  Dusty Rhodes and the Iron Sheik bled all over each other, Andre the Giant fighting a platoon of dwarfs, Jimmy “Superfly” Snooka jumping off the top rope, George ‘The Animal’ … Continue reading

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MUSE SMACK DOWN GLEN BECK

Dy’er Sez: Apparently that poor excuse for afterbirth, Glen Beck, was praising the new CD by the band Muse(a band I’ve been diggin’ for years, since I first heard the track ‘Muscle Museum’ on a CMJ compelation CD) on his show. … Continue reading

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VERA LYNN: TOP OF THE POPS AT 92

Dy’er Sez: Note to the mainstream recording industry – The fact that a 92 year old woman’s ‘best of’ collection is kicking the crap out of your carefully groomed, MTV friendly, pre-packaged ‘mega-stars’ whom you have millions on to promote, shows … Continue reading

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R.I.P. ELLIE GREENWICH, JOHN E. CARTER

Dy’er Sez: Ellie Greenwich was responsible for writing  some of the greatest hits of early rock music. Be My Baby, Da Doo Ron Ron, Leader of the Pack, Then He Kissed Me, Doo Wha Diddy (diddy dum diddy doo), and many … Continue reading

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LES PAUL DIES; AGED 94

John Sez: I can’t even begin to sing the praises of Mr. Paul. In addition to being a guitar player non-parel, he was the inventor and innovator who(almost) single-handedly transformed the recording industry; think of where we would be without … Continue reading

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Is Copyright Infringement A Matter Of National Security?

Dy’er Sez: Apparently, the Obama administration, working in conjunction with other European nations, is beginning the process of rolling out the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which will make searching your computer for illegally downloaded content fall under the banner … Continue reading

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Zappa – a critical look at joe’s garage (part 3)

Unfortunately for Joe, his cry of poverty only gets him carted off to a rather dismal location. Explains the Central Scrutinizer: Central Scrutinizer:Hello there…this is the CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER… Joe was sent to a special prison where they keep all the … Continue reading

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