On Queen’s 1989 album, The Miracle, there was a track titled “The Invisible Man”.
I was very productive on my break from the website; I did some gardening, went on a day trip, and of course, converted the closet in my office into an area for more bookshelves. To ease myself back into the Page Pulp grind, I thought I’d share with you some more of my finds from the big library book sale.
The Novel Ideas may not be as well known as other Thursday Tunes subjects (Coldplay, U2, The Police, etc), but their music shows a love for literature all the same.
The novel I am quoting this week is Marisha Pessl’s debut novel (and only published novel to date), Special Topics in Calamity Physics.
April 14th’s episode of Saturday Night Live was generally underwhelming (from my point of view), but one bright spot in the evening was a Game of Thrones-themed sketch.
Before the creation of the explosive force that is Wicked: The Musical, there was the music of singer/songwriter Hannah Fury.
The last single from Keane’s 2006 album, Under the Iron Sea, was a song titled “A Bad Dream”. One of the reasons behind the song’s emotional potency was the inspiration for the song: the W.B. Yeats poem “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death”.
Since St. Patrick’s Day is just two days away, the Irish lads from U2 seemed like a natural choice for this week’s Thursday Tunes.
I meant to post something in honor of Charles Dickens’ birthday yesterday (February 7th being his actual birthday), but I was busy packing for my move (aka taking periodic naps on bubble wrap).
This week’s poem is “Admonition”, by Sylvia Plath.