Jeffrey Morgan’s Media Blackout 

Don’t worry, Kyoko, Mummy’s just looking for her MB59 in the snow!

Jeffrey Morgan’s Fully Erect Media BlackoutMy Column’s New Vertical Format :: It don’t mean a thing if it don’t make me schwing!

The Rolling StonesSuper Bowl XL (FOX) :: Everything seems to be ready, are you ready?

DisneyPixar ($teve Jobs) :: Walt would’ve loved the new digital animation technology, but he would’ve hated that his own animators couldn’t master it.

DeerhoofThe Runners Four (Kill Rock Stars) :: They’re still as demented as ever and that’s good. They’re also beginning to remind me of Yoko Ono and that’s bad.

D.O.A.War On 45 (Sudden Death) :: What are these naïve America-bashing Canadian kids good for? Absolutely nothing.

Young CanadiansNo Escape (Sudden Death) :: What are these Canadian power pop punks good for? Absolutely something, play it again.

Fenix TxPurple Reign In Blood (Adrenaline) :: With a witty album title like that I was hoping to hear an album of Prince Slayer tunes not a raucous remake of CCR’s "Fortunate Son."

The WBUPN (The CW) :: I knew the WB was in trouble when they chose Michigan J. Frog as their logo mascot instead of Marvin Martian.

Raul MidonState Of Mind (Manhattan) :: What do I call a guy who sings like Stevie Wonder and actually has Old Blind Eyes hisself playing harp on a track? I call him mellow, fellow.

DonovanGreatest Hits (Epic) :: Unlike Donno who had Led Zeppelin and the Jeff Beck Group backing him.

SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Anoushka ShankarRise (Angel) :: And speaking of Led Zep, if you’ve worn out your vinyl copies of "Kashmir" and "In The Evening" now’s the time to upgrade to the real thing.

Be seeing you!

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