Why I Love the Internet: Reason #3

I have a lot of work at the moment, which is good, but I feel that I’m neglecting this blog. Frankly, I’m neglecting your blog too. I’ll try to catch up this weekend.

Why I love the Internet Reason #3: This morning I woke up singing “Lonely Boy” — it just popped into my head. (Sadly, the version in that link above is missing the all-important high note at the end. This is all I can find.) People, that song is classic 70’s pop. I love those lyrics, riddled with shameless sibling rivalry. Lonely Boy is a song that can really be belted out in the shower or your local karaoke bar.

Andrew Gold is the singer/songwriter. But did you know that his mother is Marni Nixon? And did you know she was born Margaret McEathron in Altadena in 1930? I didn’t, and now I do, and that’s Reason #3 why I love the Internet. AND Andrew’s father was Ernest Gold, a composer who worked on countless film and television scores, including one of my all time favs, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. (Fav line: Lennie Pike: But… this is a little girl’s bike. This is for a little girl.)

Now, let’s peek into this kitchen.

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It’s lovely in a timeless 20th century sort of way, isn’t it?

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6 Responses to “Why I Love the Internet: Reason #3”

  1. Cafe Observer Says:

    How could you be neglecting the blogosphere??

    Oh, hey, did you hear what Sarah Palin just said about…

  2. Mademoiselle Gramophone Says:

    Oooooh love the kitchen.

  3. AmyR Says:

    I covet that kitchen. Covet!

  4. Pasadena Adjacent Says:

    Oooooooh I love Jonathan Winters. I’d love to sip coffee with Jonathan Winters in that kitchen.

  5. Petrea Says:

    I haven’t thought about any of these things since the 20th Century. That’s another thing I love about the internet.

  6. houston wedding photograhy Says:

    Oooooh love the kitchen.

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