Crooning

Have you ever come across a previously unheard version of a song that instantly brings a smile to your face and lifts your spirits? I had just such an experience last night while grading papers. I was listening to some music on my YouTube Music app when Frank Sinatra’s version of Paul Simon’s “Mrs. Robinson” popped up:

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President Donald Trump and Melania Trump test positive for COVID-19

Hot off the wire from Fox News:

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump both tested positive for COVID-19 early Friday, and are set to quarantine and recover at the White House.... [Read More]

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God Bless Montana!

As of last night, my former home state of Montana’s Republican candidate for governor is Greg Gianforte, a man literally willing to bodyslam the radical left

Greg Gianforte, the Montana Republican lawmaker who bodyslammed a reporter the day before his election to the House of Representatives in 2017, won the state’s gubernatorial GOP primary on Tuesday.... [Read More]

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Some Easter Monday Music

Being a Catholic with traditionalist leanings, I have not been much of a fan of what today is called worship music. Give me some “Salve Regina” any day. Nevertheless, there are always exceptions. A couple of years ago on Easter weekend, one of my favorite podcasters and pundits – John Derbyshire – ended his weekly podcast with the song below, titled “How Long, O Lord?” by Sovereign Grace Music:

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I Write the Code

Yesterday, a friend of mine texted me a link to a podcast, the subject of which was Bill Gates and how he (with not inconsiderable help from his family) built the Microsoft empire. At the end of the podcast was this wonderful parody by David Pogue of Barry Manilow’s hit (and piano bar staple) from 1975, “I Write the Songs”:

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