American Hit Parade

Crack-ups, conspiracies, and lost tapes.

January 12, 2022

A Low Rumble

Ohio. There’s a waxing gibbous moon and omicron everywhere. Ronnie Spector died today.

July 5, 2021


Fireworks showered the nation last night, in part to commemorate the end of masking and distancing.

January 30, 2015

Isadora Ain’t Foolin’ Me Any

“If she goes pulling off her clothes and throwin’ them in the air like she did in Boston, there’s gonna be somebody getting a ride in the paddy wagon.”

December 23, 2013


Throughout the United States, you’ll find shoes dangling from power lines, utility cables, and trees.

August 30, 2013

April 10, 1965

Nobody could smoke a cigarette like Linda Darnell.