T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Bowie on T-shirts, T-Shirts on Bowie

Just like the rest of the world, we're mourning the loss and celebrating the life and work of David Bowie this week. Last night I listened to a rebroadcast of an interview with Fresh Air's Terry Gross from 2002, in which Bowie spoke candidly about leaving characters in his songs, his love of Tibetan horns, and his childhood desire to write musicals and play saxophone in Little Richard's band....

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Buckaroo Banzai

Happy 2016! We're kicking off the new year with a post about this pretty sweet new arrival, a promo t-shirt from the 1984 theatrical release of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension. Banzai is a cult classic starring Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum and Christopher Lloyd. I haven't had the pleasure of watching it yet (I know, I know), but seen it...

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Get the Knack

After more than 20 years, I still have the Reality Bites soundtrack in rotation - the album that catapulted the Knack's '79 Billboard Hot 100 number 1 hit "My Sharona" back into the pop charts. Let's just say I've done my share of dancing in convenience stores over the years, à la Winona and Janeane, to the catchy song. But, until today, my appreciation for the Knack ended there. I'm...

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