Historic Grant’s Lounge.
Video of Macon’s Christmas lights display, 3 December 2021.
25 May 2018: Chamblee, Georgia.
Songbird: Rebecca and Alyssa
10 June 2017: Mason Mill Park, Atlanta, Georgia. Rebecca is seated in the living room chatting with Alyssa Walker, a friend she met during Spring Break in 1999. They haven’t seen one another since, until that afternoon when they ran into each other at Lenox Mall. They’ve been catching up between classic films Rebecca has … Continue reading Songbird: Rebecca and Alyssa
Author’s Intent: Allegory
All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril.Oscar Wilde In his preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde lays out his manifesto for artists. Among the tenets he mentions is the quote … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Allegory
Weird Al Yankovic
Weird Al through the album covers. In the mid-70s, an accordionist by the name of Alfred Matthew Yankovic took a staple of FM radio, the humorous song parody, and turned it into a cottage industry that’s transformed him into a cultural icon known as Weird Al. Starting with song parodies for which he accompanied himself … Continue reading Weird Al Yankovic
Review Reconstruction & Words
A request for reviews for Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction and Words Words Words. A number of copies of Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction and Words Words Words were sold during 2020. If you purchased one, or otherwise acquired a review copy, please consider submitting a review to Amazon and/or Goodreads or other review sites. Reviews help to get … Continue reading Review Reconstruction & Words
Songbird, Amy Yarborough
10 June 2017: Mason Mill Park, Atlanta, Georgia. Amy Lynn Yarborough first picked up a guitar at age five when she started strumming cords her father taught her on an old acoustic he had stashed in the basement closet. She showed enough promise for her parents to purchase a smaller version for her next birthday. … Continue reading Songbird, Amy Yarborough
Random Thoughts, 13 October 2020
Random musings from G. M. Lupo.
The biggest problem with Southern Rock anthems.