Growing up, until I got to sixth grade or so, my older brother was the primary caretaker of our record collection. Whether due to having more money or more knowledge, when we got a new record, he was likely the one to buy it. Otherwise for me, most of my exposure to music was … Continue reading There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – Losing Phil and Finding Van Halen with Doug Foster
Well this is one of my favorite playlists ever. The cover songs playlist. Thank you Kerri from Undiagnosed But Okay, you made my week! I am a huge fan of Cover Songs, so much so that this is not the first time this has been a theme for our twisted mixtape. Can you believe … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape – A Cover Songs Playlist
If My Life Had A Soundtrack..... Thanks Sarah who claims to be Sadder BUT Wiser, I beg to differ this week as this topic has me stumped. Do I do the Soundtrack of my whole life? You know... but that it is like Seminal songs, and we did that. Or is it? So there's that. … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape 48 – My Life Could Have Been a Musical
Hello Everyone! It's so nice to see you again, I hope you like my new blog design, I did it all myself and I'm pretty proud of it! I also have a new blog button, the old one works still, but if you want to switch things up a bit, go ahead and grab it! … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape 47 – A Guilty Pleasures Playlist – The Truth Comes Out
If you've been following the news, then you are well aware of the tragedy that befell my other site Raised on the Radio in January. Yes, the unthinkable happened, some kid in India making .25 an hour hacked my site. You'd think that would be bad enough, right? I mean, I'm no code writer … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape 46 – Sometimes You Have to Know When to Let Go
This is my arena. I'm not sappy and sweet, there will be no romantic Valentine's Day dinner for me and the Husband. Sorry. But love songs, I love me a good love song. Give me sunshine, rainbows, unicorns and 70's music, and you've got me. I admit, I can be a music snob sometimes, … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape 45 – Love Songs
I hate to exercise. And also - I hate to exercise. One day I realized, exercising wasn't that bad if I could do it with Richard Simmons, because HE LOVES ME. He does! He told me all the time, RIGHT TO MY FACE. And you know what? He loves you too. Really. Richard Simmons … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape 44 – Get MOVING!
I recently had the honor of reviewing a book called The Beatle Who Vanished by Jim Berkenstadt. It was an amazing book about Jimmie Nicol, the drummer who replaced Ringo Starr for The Beatles first world tour. You see Ringo was really sick and he just couldn't go, doctor's orders had to get those pesky … Continue reading Twisted MixTape 43 – It’s Getting Better
This week's theme is to make a mixtape of your favorite dance music or dance club mixes. It was requested by our very good friend of mixtape - Kir from The Kir Corner. She lost her brother suddenly at the end of they year, he loved music so much. And especially mixing up the dance … Continue reading Twisted MixTape 42 – 80’s New Wave
I think the first time I ever saw Valerie Bertinelli was on The Hardy Boys. She played a really sweet sorority girl, named Wendy, who was scared because her sorority sisters were getting kidnapped. (If you don't want to be regaled by my unhealthy fascination with 70's pop culture feel free to skip to the … Continue reading Twisted MixTape #40 – Where Did The Hardy Boys Go Wrong?