Music Box: 2Cellos – Cello, I Love You

Some of the most profoundly poignant, hauntingly beautiful pieces of music I’ve had the trembling pleasure of hearing have come from the cello. It’s the closest a musical instrument has ever come to the innate cries of the human heart, and I can say (even as an atheist) that if there is a god, surely … Continue reading Music Box: 2Cellos – Cello, I Love You

Music Box: Presidential Debate (Nashville Edition)

I know it appears that, seemingly, My New Boyfriend is morphing from a momentary place for hilarity and levity to a political ranting pit stop.  My apologies, but I can't deter my passions sometimes.  So, to even things out, here's a juxtaposition of both. Here, in 3 minutes, is last night's Nashville Presidential debate/song and … Continue reading Music Box: Presidential Debate (Nashville Edition)

Music Box Report Card: The Worst Albums of 2005

Last week I posted my favorite CDs of 2005. And while it’s a hard task (I mean, who wants to intentionally revisit painful memories?), here are the worst musical experiences of my 2005. 1 IL DIVO Il Divo So, Simon Cowell searches the globe for the best opera singers he could find and all we … Continue reading Music Box Report Card: The Worst Albums of 2005

Music Box Report Card: The Best Albums of 2005

I figure I’d give this whole blogging thing a whirl – so many people are doing it, so I figure, what the hell. And what a perfect time, too! I’m sitting here, at home, fading into perpetual boredom, out on 6 weeks medical leave for a meniscus problem. So how better to bide my time … Continue reading Music Box Report Card: The Best Albums of 2005