Not since a dying Freddie Mercury sang, “The show must go on,” has that line had as much meaning until the documentary Young at Heart.
Young at Heart is the name for an annual musical featuring a cast whose average age is 80 and eldest is 92. These fans of reserved music such as classical and opera are voluntarily pushed out of their comfort zones to where they sing rock and punk from bands such as The Ramones and Johnny Cash. Continue reading →
This proves that a blogger can’t choose which will be his most popular blogs. My top blogs smell of sensationalism, sex and not my best poems. Yet who am i to decide what people want? For those to make this list, they had to have been shared. Hell, It’s a Hard Life (for a Cockroach) is on the rise and will join these one day.
Before anything, unlike my other sites, this blog was suppose to be selfish. It’s a history of my life and opinions. I shoved the good in with the bad. Writing well wasn’t always a prerogative. Nevertheless, when i see the search strings bringing people here, i have to pause.
“Racism” is the biggest, surprisingly larger than “Japanese Tsunami”. “Hunger” is on the rise too. These topics are very close to my heart, from the micro context of my beautiful yet fucked up, home town of Knysna to the macro world.
Oddities from the past and jokes from the present will still be posted. I may even have fun with the popular “Dragon Sex” search but i intend being more diligent with non-fiction. After all, making people think is the first weapon against the apathy that is overwhelming our world.