When I Breakdown…

Breakdown is one of many great songs on the I Robot album by The Alan Parsons Project. For those who don’t know, Isaac Asimov has been a favorite author of mine since my days as a teenager ditching school to sit in the public library all day. His writings have had such a huge impact on my life that, nearly 40 years later, when I was deciding on a name for my online presence, I chose “IzaakMak” partly in acknowledgement of his influence. Which is also why I just couldn’t resist grabbing a copy of this album as soon as it came out!

Just What You Need To Make You Feel Better

At the far end of your tether And your thoughts won’t fit together So you sleep light or whatever And the night goes on forever… And your mind change like the weather You’re in need of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether LyricsFreak The Alan Parsons Project – Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Side 1,…

Inside

Jeremy Sisto was great on Law & Order, but I’ve been a fan since I first saw him in Six Feet Under. This video, from Cool Berman’s Inside post, really takes me back … in more ways than one! 😯 I want ice water. More from the Visual Treats volume

They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha Haaa!

Three videos of They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!. Well, sort of… One with the original Napoleon XIV version: One with the Neuroticfish version: And finally, this completely-off-the-hook-and-best-described-by-its-creator version: This video was requested by Youtube user “bucketfaced.” It’s comprised of four Napoleon XIV songs. In order, they are: “They’re Coming To Take Me Away,…

The Sum of All Fears

The following clip is from The Sum of All Fears which, in turn, was based on the Tom Clancy novel of the same name. I think that it’s so weirdly ironic that I ran across it on TV yesterday, just when the scene from the clip was playing, right after I published my 53 Years…

Depression… Defined!

I know that many of you have wondered what’s going on with me when I “disappear” from the blogosphere for a time only to return unable to explain my absence. Well here’s your chance to get an answer… I spend so much of my time feeling as if I have nothing in common with other…