A Ten Foot Frame for a Five Inch Watercolor

Super Bowl 43 was played last night and the Steelers beat the Cardinals 27-23 in a barnburner for the centuries.  The problem with the NBC broadcast was not the game, but rather the massive, and unnecessary 10-foot frame of spectacle, commercialism and crass self-promotion that overpowered the delicate watercolor of a beautifully executed game of football.

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Springsteen Sings Seeger

Bruce Springsteen’s new album is a tribute to Pete Seeger and it comes off as an Old-Time Revival jamboree on DVD. We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions is a celebration of Folk and Gospel music and the energy and divinity found pounding in the songs is a exclamation of joy and wonderment that we are alive and in the company of each other.

Springsteen Sings Seeger

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