Category: Music

“LEGITIMATELY” : An Educational Song About Rape and the GOP

In years of musical theatre training, the best lesson I have learned, relevant to both theatre and life, is “When emotions are too big to speak, you sing.” Like many others, the behavior from the GOP brings up a lot of emotions for me from disgust, to sadness, judgement, and disbelief. Not only do I turn to song in times of high emotion- this might be helpful for the little daughters of the current republicans. Learn to use that magical uterus now, girls. This song is largely based on the actions and opinions of the GOP, from Senate...

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The Colin Lively Show~Murder at the Fashion Show & Marilyn in Purgatory

Life and Death… Murder…Mayhem… Blood …. Splattered Brains…. SuperModels….Sleeping Pills in the Night Stand… Booze…Unrequited Sex…  all this and more, much more, on this week’s Colin Lively Show. It’s Nora’s big day.. AT LAST the lingerie queen is making her comeback, and every one will be there. The Press. The Photographers. The Bloggers. Rumors flying that Ryan Seacrest, himself, will be there. She has employed that uber-fabulous Colin Lively to do her hair, and celebrity makeup artist, Christopher Drummond is doing her makeup. Elegante Car Service Black Lincoln Continental will pull up in front of Lincoln Center at exactly...

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The coming and going and going and coming, and always too soon, at the SHEEPSHEAD BAY BOULEVARD mansion of Nora Redmond is racing to a toe curling climax. Complete with the totally insane Nora herself, her swishy companion, Max, who tingles at the sound of each GRINDR notification, which seem to go off between the hours of 2 and 4 a.m. Moe Willis, who claimed he only wanted to cut her kudzu, but now we know is actually in cahoots with the Evil Betty Ruay, who stole Nora’s SCRAMBLED LEGS and became as wealthy as Sara Berkley.. and now...

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Jack Kerouac to help you through the afternoon (LIVE) The Colin Lively Show Fri., Aug. 10th 2pmEDT

50 years since ON THE ROAD was first published. how could we have known this would be considered one of the greatest works of literature. the embodiment of the Beat Generation. the world changers. the great songs. The Beat Goes On. Like a Rolling Stone. Waiting for my Man. Let’s Go Get Stoned. Max’s Kansas City. CBGB. Beatniks. Hippies. Bell,Book, and Candle. LSD. Alan Ginsberg. William S. Burroughs. NAKED LUNCH. Malcolm Gladwell. Jonah Lehrer. Judson Memorial Church. Marching to a different drum. Lee Harvey Oswald. lava lamps. truman capote. mary poppins. Bonnie and Clyde. (Brigitte Bardot and Serge Gainsbourg)..not...

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The Soundtrack to Your Divorce: How Music Can Help During a Separation

Music is a powerful medium. It can trigger emotions and bring back memories, causing both laughter and tears. The power behind music is one of the reasons that it can be so useful during stressful times, such as when you are getting divorced. It can help you relive the good times, mull over the bad times and release emotions you’d otherwise bottle up. Music has the power to console you through all the stages of a divorce.   Transfer Your Emotions Tracks such as Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Go Your Own Way’ or Alanis Morrisette’s ‘You Oughta Know’ have lyrics raw with emotion that you can transfer to your ex-partner, either with regret or anger depending on how you feel at the time of listening. That’s another of music’s effects: at different times it has different meanings and the lyrics deliver new messages.   Even the sound of the music, whether it’s soft and sensual or loud with a driving beat can help to channel the strong emotions felt during a divorce. Songs such as ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ by Joy Division or ‘Crown of Love’ by Arcade Fire provide a connection to the rest of humanity and prove that others have also felt the heartache of broken relationships and loves lost. While family law solicitors in Leeds and other cities can give you the practical advice and guidance you...

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“Bob the Book” & Kristine Mills Live! The Colin Lively Show, Fri., June 29th, 2pm EDT

Each week Colin challenges Dustin to squeeze in more and more in one hour. Dustin will have to work some magic this week, as Colin has a show not to be missed! He’s kicking off this week’s show with the next installment of Sheepshead Bay Blvd., which we’re all dying to hear. I understand this episode is worth the wait! If you missed the first few, click (here) to listen to the archives. Next up, Colin will try to get an answer to the question, “What is a gay book”? Of course it’s a book attracted to books of...

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