I am in Muzak heaven, y’all!
…which can only be described as “the mood of listen to dozens of covers of ‘Roxanne’ in a row.”
So far I’ve hit the version from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack, which was so bad I turned it off in the middle; George Michael (from his so-bad-it’s-great American Songbook collection); Sting himself backed by a symphony, and Fall Out Boy. Who knows how long this will continue.
What’s your favorite cover of “Roxanne?”
- Dad: I'm glad I never bought that CD for myself.
- Me: What's not to love about The Wizard of Oz?
- Dad: The munchkins, for one.
Great biographical writing is a very particular skill that involves quite a bit of research — both of the dealing with documents and talking to people variety — that I don’t generally relish. And then, of course, there’s the small matter of payment: sadly, no biography of Dorothy Loudon would ever sell enough to justify the time and expense to do it properly.
(Am I right in assuming all the anonymous questions about Dorothy Loudon are coming from the same person? Why are you anonymous?)