The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band – top 5 strangest songs

Known for their odd comedy songs and surreal covers of rag-time tracks, The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band started out on the hit 60s show Do Not Adjust Your Set (a precursor to what would later become Monty Python’s Flying Circus), alongside Eric Idle, Michael Palin, David Jason (amazingly, the most popular cast member at the time), Denise Coffey and Terry Jones. The show even included cut-out animation from the wonderful Terry Gilliam in the second series. It basically consisted of a group of twenty-somethings having fun and being silly. Although these co-stars went on to become far bigger than The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, many … Continue reading The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band – top 5 strangest songs

Jaffalogue’s Best Reads of 2015: Part 1

Originally posted on Jaffalogue:
What a great year for reading! I posted more than 300 reviews this year and have some recommendations to give in many different genres. I will try to limit the “Best of” Awards to things published in 2015 or re-published in 2015 after getting first noticed in 2014. [This is common for short stories and novellas.] POETRY: [tie] –Robert Okaji’s If Your Matter Could Reform is exquisite. [5 beautiful stars] Note that his poetry blog is listed below in best creative writing blogs of the year, too. –Jamie Sharpe’s Cut-up Apologetic is funny, sharp, and poignant.… Continue reading Jaffalogue’s Best Reads of 2015: Part 1