Concert Review: The Fab Faux — Ft. Lauderdale, FL (10/27/2012)

(All photos courtesy of the lovely Boots and her amazing skills, considering we were all the way back in Row T and she wasn’t using any flash…) It’s not exactly a groundbreaking revelation that, as a near-lifelong Beatles fan, I’m sick to death of Beatles tribute bands. I’m explicitly referring to the Wigs-n-Costumes bands in…

Film Review: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (1978)

Rating: Are you kidding me? I don’t think you have really lived until you’ve watched the Bee Gees engage in a disco kung-fu battle against poorly choreographed nurses while Steve Martin, gyrating in the corner and performing a rather freakish Peter Lorre impression, dodges blows from a silver cane swung by Peter Frampton.  But let’s not get ahead…

Album Review: “Beatles For Sale” — The Beatles (1964)

That’s a rather somber, slightly chilly album cover, isn’t it? You can’t blame the band though… the album came out at the tail end of 1964, THE hallmark year of Beatlemania. They broke huge in America after their legendary Ed Sullivan appearances, toured the world, filmed a classic motion picture along with a host of…