Tag Archives: Steely Dan

Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (‘Deacon Blues’ Edition)

Friday’s Wall Street Journal featured the latest in the paper’s terrific Anatomy  of a Song series: this installment by Marc Myers. ‘They Call Alabama The Crimson Tide’ As midlife-crisis songs go, Steely Dan’s “Deacon Blues” ranks among the most melodic and existential. Recorded … Continue reading

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Black Friday, Take Two

This tweet came across the hardworking staff’s desktop this AM: Because she sucks? Besides, there’s a much better alternative:   Much better value for your YouTube dollar.  

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Black Friday: The Musical

Question #1: How much did Kohl’s pay Rebecca Black for the rights to the worst song ever in order to produce this contender for the worst ad ever?   Answer: $100,000 according to celebgossip.com, not to mention Black’s appearance in the … Continue reading

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