Words & Music Blog

A Cause for Men to Celebrate


This past Sunday, June 10th, a dinner was held at the Peninsula Hotel, Chicago. Almost 300 men showed up: to smoke cigars, drink rare scotches and bourbons, dine on delicious prime rib and to talk about all of the things that we guys talk about from the age of 10 to 95. You know: sports, … Read More »

Why can’t seventy year-olds rock out on stage?

Why can’t seventy year-olds rock out on stage?

There were rumblings last week The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary tour happening in 2012, and already the snarky comments are surfacing on music blogs about Mick’s and Keith’s ages.  Comments that question the appropriateness of, or ability to, play rock music as a septuagenarian.

Earlier this month I attended a … Read More »

Clothes we like: James Bond’s

From the website: http://bondclothes.blogspot.com/

Matt Spaiser’s terrific blog: bondclothes shows the variety, and sartorial excellence of Ian Fleming’s master spy. We are particularly fond of the traditional blazer.

Sean Connery’s Blazer

On a number occasions Sean Connery’s  Bond wears a single-breasted navy blazer. The navy blazer (with metal buttons, of course) has long been a staple … Read More »