Music

Incredible Version: The Lion Sleeps Tonight

This video features an incredible version of The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens. I love the soprano background (Donna Groom). The lead singer, Jay Siegel, is also incredible.

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John Legend on Love

A just society is one built not on fear or repression or vengeance or exclusion, but one built on love. Love for our families. Love for our neighbors. Love for the least among us. Love for those who look different or worship differently. Love for those we don’t even know. — John Legend

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Music Is How We Decorate Time

Art is how we decorate space. Music is how we decorate time. And books are how we decorate infinity.

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Lady Gaga: Flip-Flops Are the Gateway Drug to No Sex

Flip-flops are the downfall of many relationships. First it’s the flip-flops, and then it’s the sweatpants. It’s the gateway drug to no sex. – Lady Gaga

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How Taylor Swift Maintains High Confidence (And You Can Too!)

For authors and freelance writers, rejection can loom large. I have observed someone in another industry—music—who seems to be able to continually rise above: Taylor Swift.

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Elle Magazine: Misty Copeland Is the Most Badass Ballerina

Misty Copeland’s destiny was not to be a ballerina. At least, that’s what the letters from various ballet schools would indicate. But will trumps fate. Today, Misty is a solo ballerina with the American Ballet Theater. This Under Armour ad from their I Will What I Want promotion features the amazing dancing of Misty Copeland.

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Library Flash Mob Singing Wana Baraka

Now this is something I wish had happened in my college library when I was studying some boring textbook. What a breath of fresh air in a library! In this flash mob, people in the reading room at the Public Library of Valladolid were surprised when the Kenyan folk song Wana Baraka began to ring […]

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Book Author Featured in Viral Video

Joanna Rohrback, author of Prancercise, created and uploaded 3 videos to YouTube to showcase her new exercise. As singer and songwriter John Mayer was working on his song Paper Doll, he was watching one of her videos and noticed that Joanna’s prancing went well with the beat of his song. So, when it came time […]

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