Nick Lowe and His Sound

Sometimes I think The Consul and I live in parallel universes: Squonk Regarding American Squirm I too purchased the single because of the “B” side that was actually sung by the other Elvis. To this day, although Nick Lowe wrote the song, I think Costello’s version is not only better, …

Macallan 18

Although the ELO concert on Monday was not as exciting as I had hoped, (though I’m still thinking of Rosie Langley for sure) we still had a great mini-break in Dallas this week. Last night we found ourselves back in my favorite Dallas bar The Library and it didn’t disappoint. …

The CD Concert

When you go to a live concert you’re hoping to hear your favorite songs. But of course you want more than that, you could stay at home and listen to the albums if that is all you wanted. You are looking for atmosphere and some connection with the band. In …

The Ginger Man

Last night was one of those rare occasions where I was actually out drinking at a real bar. There was an Englishman and a Scotsman happily talking and drinking and enjoying the warm summer evening. It was a very pleasant evening. I didn’t get too blasted but I slept like …

Mother Russia

With all the excitement of Russia this week I thought I’d give you something more to talk about. The beautiful Russian Model Irina Shayk or in the full blown Russian version: Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova. Irina is currently sharing her New York apartment with Bradley Cooper and they even have a …