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Iran has nyookular weapons!? Ohh, that's trouble. Iran sponsors ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 290 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2007 at 10:37 AM PDT with 498 Recommends
A city sidewalk in a ratty side of town. A guy in a shabby suit slouches near a lampost. When another man strides briskly by and tosses aside used cigarette, the guy lunges to recover the butt ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 01:04 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
I've not done a musicals diary in a long time, and I've had some showtunes stuck in my brain, and so I thought I'd write a diary with my top showtunes of all time. Are yours missing? What would you ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 179 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 05:38 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
If you are looking for a political diary this is not it. But if you're looking for a diary to relax to...try this one on for size. I know I forgot your favorite musical. I have some nerve. And I ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 07:37 PM PST with 36 Recommends
/Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn/ The Germans have four violin concertos. The greatest, most uncompromising is Beethoven's. The one by Brahms vies with it in seriousness. The richest, the most ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 06:34 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Ever since I was a young gaybee I fell in love with musical theater. I thought I'd write a diary posting some of the favorite plays out there, and then some of the songs from them. I know in one ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 09:01 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Nothing gets to me like a movie musical. I am partial to older movies of this genre, but as you can see below my favorites run the gambit from old to relatively new....ok, well, I did say ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 99 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 08:31 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
The Hollywood Musicals of the Great Depression. Busby Berkeley. Fred and Ginger. Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler. Dolores del Rio. Gershwin. Porter. Irving Berlin! And Joan Blondell singing The ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 07:57 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I thought tonight I'd share some good old fashioned hits with the great orange satan. I am not here to provide a biography of these great men, since that is ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 07:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
and because I feel a bit like Bernadette Peters when she steps out of her confining dress in this clip from Sunday in the Park with George:
by Youffraita
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 07:14 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
This post highlights various flavors of friendship — new, old; sarcastic, sincere; romantic, platonic; life-changing, deadly. Most of these "Top Ten" selections are duets, as befits the subject; ...
by slksfca
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST with 17 Recommends
It's a rather long show about the history of Broadway, especially Broadway musicals. Narrated by Julie Andrews:
by Youffraita
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I took my 15year old niece to see La Cage aux Folles over the weekend in Houston. She has been listening to the original broadway soundtrack (I've infected her with the love of George Hearn's singing)
by efrenzy
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon May 14, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
In continuing the diary theme from last night, I'd thought I'd broaden my focus to include all different types of movies. Are there songs that you grew up with and fell in love? Some might have ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 116 comments on Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 06:26 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and just get used to the musicals. Tonight's presentation is, I submit to you, opera: Sondheim's _Passion._ What part of it is NOT opera? True, there is some ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 13 Recommends
This theater veteran should need no introduction:
by Youffraita
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Its time for a new top 5 diary, this time I am hoping it is as impossible as the other top 5 diaries. There are thousands of possible movie moments, from pure movie musicals to songs that happen to ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 08:43 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This one'll take ya back: Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. The story concerns a reunion in a crumbling Broadway theatre, scheduled for ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 02:48 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Some of you, of a certain (ahem) age, will remember the original movie version of this one. I saw Pink Flamingos. It only worked if one had smoked some serious weed beforehand...if you know what I ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yes, the Rodgers & Hart musical is back, courtesy of the Encores! series at City Center, NYC. Ben Brantley's NYT review was glowing: The battle ends in a draw, natch, demonstrating the golden ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends