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Sign My Poodle, S’il Vous Plait

My look back at “Weird Al” Yankovic’s catalog moves into the new millennium with Poodle Hat from 2003. The title apparently derived from a time when Al’s poodle Bela sat on his head. It’s kind of unusual among his album … Continue reading

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Bring Me My Bow of Burning Gold

Despite what its title might suggest, “Jerusalem” is a very popular national song in England. The words were originally written as a poem by William Blake, and Sir Hubert Parry wrote the music in 1916, presumably as part of an … Continue reading

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I Got Street Savoir-Faire

Oliver and Company – If you want to see Charles Dickens’ classic story Oliver Twist, about the rough life of orphans in London, turned into a feel-good story about cats and dogs, this is the movie for you! Despite this … Continue reading

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