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Michael Jackson - Bad (1987)

Challenge: Name a song from Bad…that was NOT released as a single.

Not an easy task.

Especially considering 9 of the 11 tracks were eventual singles! 229 more words


'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Dies At Age 43

In an unexpected and tragic discovery, the 43-year-old former actress was found unresponsive today by her father in her Colorado home.

Details on the cause of death are unknown. 150 more words


Why I'm a Designer Part 1: A Timeline

1979 – 1991

I was an “Arty Kid.” I have no idea whether this is because my genes conspired to make art a thing I could do or if I simply had enough people tell me I had artisitc ability so I internalized it as best I could, but either way my childhood included an awful lot of drawing. 1,797 more words


Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXXXI (Cowper + Aldiss + McKenna + New Worlds Anthology)

While in Scotland a few weeks ago I could not help but peek into a few used book stores! As an American, I am intimately acquainted with the common US publishers (Ballantine + Signet + Avon + et al) but do not own very many 70s/80s UK editions (Pan + Grenada + Panther, etc).   432 more words

Book Reviews

#18 Tom Waits - Broken Bicycles

Why? Because the mismatch coming together of Tom Waits and saccharine country pop queen Crystal Gayle for the soundtrack of Coppola’s vainglorious One from the Heart… 112 more words