Miley Cyrus sparks movement: Twerkers of the World Unite

Now that I’ve seen the infamous Miley Cyrus twerking performance at the MTV Awards show about 75 times on everything from CNN to local newscasts two things become apparent to me. The first is that Ms. Cyrus achieved what was no doubt her goal of mega media attention, the second is that this twerking certainlyContinue reading “Miley Cyrus sparks movement: Twerkers of the World Unite”

Weekly Writing Challenge: John Lennon’s (Just Like) Starting Over

This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge topic is “Starting Over”. The term “Starting Over” always brings to my mind the song by John Lennon (Just Like) Starting Over.  It was released as a single on 24 October 1980 and reached number one in both the USA and UK two weeks after he was murdered. Many people have pointedContinue reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: John Lennon’s (Just Like) Starting Over”

Beatles were way ahead of their time … betrayal and scandal

With the launch of the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary celebration there have been numerous installments of the “Stones or Beatles” debate. I’ll leave that for you to decide. What did strike me is the ability the Beatles, and in particular their lyricists Lennon/McCartney, had to almost foresee social situations and trends. The current situation inContinue reading “Beatles were way ahead of their time … betrayal and scandal”