Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Birthday Boy: Everybody Dance Now


In honor of the great man's 121st birthday, let's spend a few moments in the unsettling company of Mr. Busby Berkeley.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Morning Will Come


Happy 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Still think you can control them?

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Just Do It

Consider this a red, white, and blue reminder from the Café to all our Gentle Yankee Readers that one has a civic duty to perform today. Vote.

And just think of all the smutty "Old Glory" lines this intriguing image could inspire...

Monday, November 7, 2016

Redux: From Ocean to Ocean

I first put this little number up on July 4, seven years ago. I still think it would make a nifty anthem, and today I kind of feel as if I need a dose of its solid, splendidly kitschy Klezmerische good cheer. 

Saturday, November 5, 2016

A Shady Dame Sings a Song

Because I am spending this weekend doing everything possible to avoid thinking about politics in any way, shape or form, here's a rich little gem from Peggy Lee, going Latin with a vengeance.