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The title of Rachel Kushner’s new essay collection comes from one of these Cream songs

By JOHN E. BIALAS Time for trivia. Rachel Kushner’s new, long-awaited and highly recommended essay collection was published on 4-6-21, and the California novelist said the title comes from lyrics in a Cream song. This post will list five Cream songs and I invite you to guess the one that inspired Kushner to create the […]

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Something in the way she looks like Pattie Boyd

By JOHN E. BIALAS Yeah, this post’s lead image features the cover of Pattie Boyd’s memoir, “Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me.” I enjoyed reading the book shortly after it was published in 2007 because I was curious to know about the rock music muse who was also among the influencers in the […]