Tuesday, February 12, 2008

I love Gene Weingarten

Today's chat is dedicated to one of my favorite musical artists of all time: Tom Lehrer. Go on and read it, I'll wait....

Okay, did you catch that bit about Roy Zimmerman? I'd never heard of this guy. But boy, I am hooked!




Oh, and it's nice to know that Tom Lehrer and I voted the same way.

5 comments:

Magpie said...

I love Lehrer! Thanks for posting that.

Camera Obscura said...

Oh how fun!

Have you stumbled across Jonathan Coulton yet? Alt-Geek-Folk-Pop. So much love.

allison said...

When I was a student at UC Santa Cruz, Tom Lehrer did a workshop in which students presented one slightly-edited musical comedy a week. I was fortunate enough to be one of those students. Tom was a great teacher and a very modest and somewhat shy man. Good looking, too! At our end of year "cast" party, we convinced him to play some of his greatest hits for us. His rendition of "L-Y" from The Electric Company was one of the funniest things I have ever heard!!

liz said...

JEALOUS!!!!

Library Lady said...

Thanks for the Tom Lehrer link, though I think Weingarten isn't half as funny as he thinks he is!

I grew up listening to him on the "Doctor Demento Show:" and still find myself humming Lehrer ditties now and then.

Got here from Magpie's blog. Like the book quiz--I got most of them, including "The Five Little Peppers", which was a childhood favorite of mine for some reason..