Video: “Like a Stone”

Chris Cornell. — A friend of mine gave me my first taste of his music years ago. When I first listened to this song,  my first thought, “Wow…there is so much pain…” News articles say that he killed himself by hanging, after years of dealing with substance abuse and anxiety disorder. (There goes another one…I […]

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On Beards and Manbuns

 Very recently, I’ve developed “an extremely strong desire to mentally consume” all episodes of this small screen/ Netflix wonder (read: I binge-watch these episodes in my spare time, with my father occasionally joining to watch. ) It simply cannot be helped. The large-scale production of a historical drama, with larger-than-life characters, created by the legendary […]

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Video: “Say you won’t let go”

One can easily fall in love with this song… The melody is really good, and the lyrics, though simple, ring true. This is clearly my favorite song for 2016. (:-) May we all find this kind of ideal.)  

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Talk therapy and Tony Soprano

“I love you.” “I dream about you…I think about you all the time. “I’m in love with you…That’s just the way it is.” This was Tony Soprano’s little speech to his psychiatrist, Dr. Melfi. This was in Season 1 of “The Sopranos” where he had started going for psychotherapy after having panic attacks “out of […]

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On serenades

I saw an episode of the semi-finals of The Voice (US) and Sawyer Frederick’s version of this song made me feel…nice inside. Granted, he’s a good-looking guy with a guitar, but I could not deny that I felt an irrepressible urge to play it just a few more times to “savor” the “eeek” feeling inside. […]

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