Just a brief ‘hello!’. Rog is away and I’m slaving away. I rarely venture into the world of politics or the greater culture but I keep running across Poppy…
…but all I see when I look at her is Ivanka Trump.
OK, I’ve had my little joke so onward.
It Must Be Ironic To Be Devo
I’ve written a number of times that I don’t do irony much any more. I should’ve learned my lesson very early on but like Dorothy I wasn’t ready for the idea. As a teen, I was in a band that got to open for Devo. And I thought of them at the time as ‘punk’. I thought of them as having a ‘message’. They were saying some pretty sophisticated stuff about the world starting to fall apart. But within four or five years they were on MTV and were being done at Bar Mitzvahs […]