my favorite composers #8 – Thomas Newman

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND. Okay, no. I'm kidding about that. Nobody has really asked about this series that I can remember, and it kind of died away after the last favorite composer post I wrote. But now I'm back, with at least two more composers to add to this series. Thomas Newman is first on … Continue reading my favorite composers #8 – Thomas Newman

little life update + my favorite Easter song

Hey, all! What's up? How's life been going? Mine hasn't been too bad lately. There's work of course, and then I also went to the mountains with a couple friends last weekend. Banff is gorgeous!!! I fell in love with the mountains themselves pretty much at once (even though my first close glimpses of them … Continue reading little life update + my favorite Easter song

the christmas countdown day #2 – The Jack Jones Christmas Album

Christmas music makes my heart happy.  I've listened to countless versions of (nearly) countless Christmas songs - everything from Frank Sinatra to Michael Bublé.  But my absolute favorite Christmas album of all time is this one: I first became aware of Jack Jones during my obsession with Rat Patrol.  It wasn't long until I discovered … Continue reading the christmas countdown day #2 – The Jack Jones Christmas Album

musical theatre review: ‘the hunchback of notre dame’ at la jolla playhouse

No, I didn't go see it live. 😦 BUT.  There's an excellent bootleg available on Youtube right now and ever since Katie and I did that dream cast for the live-action version of 'Hunchback' I've been low-key obsessed with the musical.  So yes.  I watched it last night and, guys, I'M IN LOVE. I knew … Continue reading musical theatre review: ‘the hunchback of notre dame’ at la jolla playhouse