Seinfeld: Season 3

Episode 1: “The Note” (18th episode overall) Original air date: September 18, 1991 Plot: George is stressed out because he gets a massage from, God forbid, A MAN! (It may have moved.) Notable locations: Jerry has a new table, still only two chairs. Jerry has a new stereo system. Foods eaten: George eats leftover Chinese…

Seinfeld: Season 2

Season 2 (12 episodes aired, 13 filmed) Episode 1: “The Ex-Girlfriend” (episode 6 overall) Original air date: January 23, 1991 (delayed due to the start of the Gulf War) Plot: George finally breaks up with an annoying woman then Jerry dates her and realizes George was right. Notable locations: Jerry’s bathroom you can no longer…

2020 Books

Belles on Their Toes (Cheaper by the Dozen #2) by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (B-) In book two we’ve moved from fun, innocent efficiency stories to tales of death, smoking, and loneliness. Crooked River by Preston & Childs (C+) After 99 severed feet wash up on Sanibel Island Pendergast is called to investigate…

Glass Houses – Billy Joel

Jason: I have been looking forward to this one for over a year. Brad: I bet you have! I’m surprised by how much I enjoyed this album. It reminds me of Elvis Costello. Jason: Interesting. This isn’t my favorite Billy Joel album, that’d be Turnstiles, but this is a pretty good one. There are a…

At Folsom Prison – Johnny Cash

Jason: You have been to a lot of concerts but never one in prison, thankfully. What do you think of this? Brad: I think it is brilliant for someone like Johnny Cash with his outlaw image to record a live album at a prison. I appreciate this album more than I actually enjoy it.  Jason:…

Spice – Spice Girls

Released September 19, 1996, it is considered to be the album that brought teen pop back and introduced a new wave of teen artists. The hype around the band and album was comparable to Beatlemania. The album went to #1 in 17 countries. Is certified multi-platinum in 27 countries. The lead single “Wannabe” is one of the best-selling singles of all time. Two other singles went to #1 in 53 countries.

Is This It – The Strokes

Jason: Before we review the album itself can we talk about the album cover? I like the US version (above) but the reason for the change is soooo ridiculous. Brad: I agree. I don’t think the original album cover was explicit at all.  Jason: It’s basically a black gloved hand on a latex hip. I…