Monday, April 10, 2017

Song of the Day: 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' by Ituana

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After the internet exploded over the finale of "Big Little Lies," Damian decided to jump on the post-hype bandwagon. We both enjoyed it -- I've heard enough stories from my sister about the bitchiness and in-fighting among moms to know they nailed this good, and Reese Witherspoon's character was like Tracy Flick all grown up, which is to say perfect! -- but at the risk of being total sticks in the mud, Damian immediately figured out Plot Twist One and I figured out Plot Twist Two. (Was it really that hard to figure out the bad guy was the bad guy?) The music was a bit shoe-horned in -- and no kids in the history of the world have ever acted like these with their precocious love of Otis Redding, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane -- but we both thought it was really well done. This one's a fun cover I had never heard before ...

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