… but in the case of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest,I think it’s a pretty clear-cut case. The kitschy annual European music-fest was hosted by my Swedish hometown of Malmö this year, hence myself and many of my friends were much more engaged in the spectacle than we normally would have been. Russia’s entry was easily my favorite …
Tag Archive: Video
May 21 2013
May 10 2013
And neither one of them involves shopping at H&M, if you know what I mean.
Apr 26 2013
How come this never happens when I ride public transportation?
Apr 24 2013
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, I learned of the completely wonderful Fenway Park tradition in which the Neil Diamond classic “Sweet Caroline” is played during the 8th inning of every Boston Red Sox game. This got me thinking about all the other great Neil Diamond songs that were part of the soundtrack of …
Apr 20 2013
Today I watched a documentary about choreographer Vincent Paterson, which included snippets from a performance he created for American Choreography Honors (I presume some kind of award ceremony) shortly after 9/11. As I don’t really follow “the dance”, I’d never seen it before, and was so struck by it that I had to share it here. …
Apr 18 2013
The gallery observing the New Zealand Parliament‘s vote to expand the country’s definition of marriage to include same-sex couples serenaded lawmakers when the results were announced. Turns out harmony runs pretty deep down there. I’ve since learned that the song is Pokarekare Ana, a “traditional New Zealand Maori love song” and the nation’s unofficial national anthem. …
Apr 15 2013