Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

Whammo (2555)

  (email not shown publicly)


Journal of Whammo (2555)

Tuesday June 03, 2003
07:23 PM


[ #12600 ]

"You can get anything you want
  at Alice's restaurant
You can get anything you want
  at Alice's restaurant
Walk right in, it's around the back
Just a half a mile from the railroad track
And you can get anything you want
  at Alice's restaurant"
-- Arlo Guthrie

Over the past two years or so, I've become a huge Alton Brown fan, to the point that Good Eats is probably my favorite show currently on the air. Channel Guide has an interesting interview with him on their website.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • Wow, talk about synchronicity.

    Last night, I had Alice's Restaurant running through my head and started wondering where the Arlo Guthrie of the current generation is. Protesting Viet Nam was such a huge part of the music business 30 years ago.

    Then I realized that there might be a modern counterpart - I hardly ever listen to any radio that could be called popular modern culture, just boring old CBC.

    • I've often wondered where the good counterculture/protest music is. I am not sure of the answer. We do not have a Guthrie (Arlo OR Woody!) or Dylan (well, his son, but he is hardly counterculture, though I dig his tunes).

      Every time I hear someone trying to reinvent protest music, it sounds so trite, forced, and insignificant. Nothing like The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll, let alone The Times They Are A-Changing.

      There are likely many reasons why. One obvious reason is that counterculture has become