Wednesday On Saturday

Today I binged ” Wednesday ” on Netflix.

I didn’t plan on doing that, but once I got into the first episode I just kept going until it was over and I was sitting there with my empty popcorn bowl and a big satisfied grin on my face.

In the end I can’t say which of my scenes were my favorites because each scene was woven into the next in such a fashion that I really can’t tease them apart.

But there were the musical highlights and I LOVED those.

At the Never More  soiree  the students danced to “Goo Goo Muck”  by the Cramps.

Goo Goo Muck came out when I was a Sophomore in high school and I did love that song. I also remember people dancing to it.

Wednesday used some of those moves that people did to punk music or new wave back then, but it was a lot more graceful and the passion in that wasn’t rooted in anger or the desire to not show passion of any kind at all.  So I liked it. Oh heck. I loved it.

GOO GOO MUCKY BY THE CRAMPS

When the sun goes down, and the moon comes up
I turn into a teenage goo goo muck
Yeah, I cruise through the city and i roam the street
Looking for something that is nice to eat
You better duck
When I show up…
The goo goo muck.

I’m the night headhunter looking for some head
With a way out body underneath that head
Well I’ll get you baby with a little luck
‘Cuz i’m teenage tiger and a goo goo muck
You better duck
When I show up…
The goo goo muck

Yeah, the city is a jungle and I’m a beast
I’m a teenage tiger looking for a feast
I want the most but i’ll take the least
‘Cuz i’m a goo goo muck tiger and a teenage beast, yeah…
You’d better duck, you motherfuck!

…The goo goo muck.

Songwriters: Ed James, Ronnie Cook

Paint It Black is one of those songs that I seek out just so I can hear how people are arranging it.

The version from Wednesday featured a cello instead of vocals but what I thought set this apart from other versions is that the montage fit the song perfectly and as a BIG bonus ” Wednesday  ” reminded me of a gargoyle when she performed the song. Her neck was stretched out, her hands looked like claws and she was looking down- but not at her hands.

The visual and the music created a truly memorable version of this song:

PS

There was a lot f buzz before ” Wednesday ” came out about why this  wasn’t released at Halloween and dropped before Thanksgiving.

Well it features Pilgrims and in a round about way Thanksgiving.

:::Evil chuckle:::

 

Winter

Johannnn Gustav Lange ( 1811-1887 “Winter forest landscape in the moonlight”

I hope it snows

because for a few days ( maybe ) I won’t see the needles, or human waste or the masks that homeless people use for toilet paper , I won’t see the trash and the clothes, I won’t have to clean up heaps of cardboard padded with bug infested garbage bags and sleeping bags that reek of rat urine, for a few days the world will look clean and bright

I hope it snows.

Winter
Charles Leaver (1824–1888)

 

Flick Dared Me

Over the weekend I watched a Christmas Story Christmas.

I had to sign up for HBO to get it and once the holidays are over that channel is going bye-bye.

Anyway, after I got done watching it I went ahead and put up my tree and my dog’s brand new Christmas stocking. Normally I wait until the night before Thanksgiving I break out the tree and decorations but this year I did it early because I heard this little voice say-

”  I TRIPLE DOG DARE  YOU! “

Hamish’s Stocking
Photo A.M. Moscoso

Hamish Macbeth
2022
Photo A.M. Moscoso