Skip to main content

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Tonight on TDS, Denis Leary, comedian and Daily Show regular returns after celebrating the life of George Carlin at the Kennedy Center; and on TCR, it's Paul Simon, author of Lyrics: 1964-2008.

Turkey roasting in a roasting pan,
Cranb'ry sauce boiling over on the stove.
Drunken uncles watching football on Fox,
and the toddler won't stop picking at his nose...  
sausage grinder of snark

Denis Leary bores me.


I love the musical guests. I'm not wasting time on YouTube, it's for my readers. A sacrifice, even.

Anyway, Paul Simon has a book out: "Lyrics 1964-2008." Which is exactly that. Found a couple reviews, and some clips of a talk he gave at a B&N in NYC just a few days ago. And a whole bunch of videos. The Sesame Street and Muppet Show clips weren't as amazing as I'd hoped, and the Wyclef Jean collaboration has embedding disabled. And the bit with him and John Lennon handing out an award at the 1975 grammys was --  interesting. This SNL clip was better:

He's done lots of collaborations, of course. This next is with Miriam Makeba, who died just recently:

 

Not that I really expect it to compare, but I hope we get a duet tonight.

Oh, and can I just say: I love this.
Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Originally posted to TiaRachel on Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 07:57 PM PST.

Poll

Favorite Paul Simon?

42%36 votes
7%6 votes
4%4 votes
26%22 votes
0%0 votes
2%2 votes
0%0 votes
3%3 votes
1%1 votes
0%0 votes
0%0 votes
8%7 votes
3%3 votes

| 84 votes | Vote | Results

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site