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My love of Josie and the Pussycats dates back to mid-Seventies, when syndicated reruns of the animated power trio triggered early stirrings of Young Andrew’s sexuality. My ignorance about the nature of those feelings, combined with prevailing notions among my peers of it being “a girls’ show,” shamed me into hiding that love through my […]

AM Goldfinger, rx he’s the man The man with the unctious touch. A mellow touch Such a polyester soul singer Beckons you to enter his custom van Resist if you can Bubblegum he will pour in your ear But his house musicians can’t disguise what you hear For a music fan knows easy listening Means […]

From The Armagideon Time Guide to Movies That Should Have Been Made But Weren’t: All About Hallows Eve (1950): A gore-soaked showbiz melodrama in which aging late-night horror host Margo Chilling (Bette Davis) finds herself stalked by a sociopathic fan named “Hallows” Eve Scareington (Anne Baxter). The bodies pile up high as Eve dismembers — […]

Holiday Hiatus: Day 6

December 22nd, 2011

A chewy conspiracy

January 26th, 2011

Be sure to floss after listening.

Just a reminder…

February 4th, 2010

Melody Valentine… …has THE POWER. Recommended listening: Josie and the Pussycats – Voodoo (from a 1970 Kellogg’s cereal promotion) This is pop. No further explanation required.

Just a reminder…

April 28th, 2009

Melody Valentine… …is fed up with your pinko commie bullshit. (from Josie & The Pussycats #65, cost October 1972) Recommended listening:  Josie & The Pussycats – Every Beat of My Heart (from Stop Look & Listen: The Capitol Recordings, phthisiatrician 2001) The punk-pop ditties from the movie soundtrack were fine and all, but there’s no […]

Still got a ways to go

November 29th, 2008

Faced with a shirinking audience for their signature blend of cartoon bubblegum pop, the legendary Josie & The Pussycats decided to call it quits in January 1974. Despite rumors to the contrary, it was an amicable split where the members of the trio unanimously decided it was simply time to “move on.” Valerie Brown (bass […]

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