Archive | July 27, 2019

Middelboe Chronicles, Part 17: Cap o’ Rushes

And now we follow up As You Like It with another English tale of a noble daughter who is wrongfully exiled and who courts her future husband in disguise: Cap o’ Rushes (“Animated Tales of the World,” 2002). This tale combines aspects of the “Love Like Salt” legend (related to the King Lear/Leir story) and “Cinderella.”

SciFi SongFest, Songs 54-55

Bowie laments that his new television has literally absorbed his girlfriend. Blondie gives us a glimpse of what it’s like to be thus absorbed.

54. David Bowie, “TVC-15” (1976):

55. Blondie, “Fade Away and Radiate” (1978):

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