Tag Archives: Singing

Rocking the Housewife Vibe

Helen Reddy (October 25, 1941 – September 29, 2020) This might seem a strange post to anyone who follows me here on WordPress, but it’ll make some sense when you read on. I watched I Am Woman on Netflix last … Continue reading

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Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) Again, I never thought of doing Elvis’ astrological chart analysis until I saw Nick Merico on American Idol this week. Now, I wonder why I didn’t think to do it … Continue reading

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It’s a Merico Idol

Nick Merico (age 24) Last night was the first episode of season 18 of American Idol. Nick Merico, who dropped out of last year’s contest due to a family crisis, auditioned again. My first thought, which I’d had when Adam … Continue reading

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Judy: Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance?

No: Gotta Eat, Gotta Sleep We saw this movie yesterday. I wasn’t sure what to expect, having not read or seen any advance publicity. So, I think it was a bit disappointing to have it focus on the London “Talk … Continue reading

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I Predict the Winner of The Voice (#15)

Kennedy Holmes She’s only 14 years old, but she is so “Confident”…

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Honourable Mentions: the Other Six

The Launch Losers? A comment on one of the YouTube videos says: “I don’t want to hate on this singer, but…” the other version was better. And so it seemed to me sometimes. So in fairness to those not chosen, … Continue reading

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Manufactured Hits: the First Six

The Launch: Season One The proof is in the pudding, they say, and the individuals who stepped up to compete in this new television show have got their just desserts. I was won over in the very first show. The … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre: Art Imitating Life?

Who is Really in Charge? In 2006, Mel Gibson made a mistake. In the heat of the moment, he said some stuff that got him sidelined for almost 10 years. Admittedly, what he said sounded weird at the time, but, … Continue reading

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French and Saunders: Homage

Parody-se Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders have been the UK’s funniest female duo, ever. Their humour is sometimes over-the-top (OTT) and can seem even juvenile at times, but they never cease to make me smile. Here are a few of … Continue reading

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Canada’s Unsung Hero?

Bryan Adams Although Bryan was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1959, it wasn’t until he moved to Burnaby in British Columbia that he became the Rock ‘n’ Roller that he is now. His first hit, and video, was “Cuts Like … Continue reading

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