It's the holiday season, which means
it's list season!
And that listing mag Rolling Stone lists the best albums and tunes of 2012. Top 5 albums: (1)
, by Freehold's own
, by that guy
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser . . .
(title continues for a loooong time), by
. The top 5 tunes: (1) "Hold On," by
; (2) the inescapable "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," by Wyomissing's own
; (3) "Take a Walk," by
; (4) "Thinkin Bout You," by
; and "Ramada Inn," by the undying
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
. Full lists on Rolling Stone's website.
Speaking of music lists . . .
. . . ain't it chuckle-inducing that FLOTUS
, quondam POTUS
, and MSNBC newsheckler
are all nommed for a Grammy? The spoken-word-album
category often gets won by pols. Bill won in 2005, for
Hillary Rodham Clinton
won in 1997 for
It Takes a Village
. And Michelle's husband,
the man gets everything
, won twice, in 2006 for
Dreams From My Father
and 2008 for
The Audacity of Hope
Local filmmaker's documentary
At 3 p.m. Sunday, the utterly fabulous Passage Theater at the Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton will screen Princeton guy
leben, um zu sagen (live to tell
), about his family's journey from Nazi-occupied Vienna to America. A panel discussion follows. Put on by Passage Theater and the Trenton Film Society. Free. Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 E. Front St., Trenton 08605. Information: 609-658-2826.
Wendy Williams wanders off
? Speaking of
's self-directed autobio-pic on HBO, WW said: "I'm going to watch her upcoming documentary because fortunately one of the TVs in our kitchen has closed captioning, so I'll be able to understand what she says. You know Beyoncé can't talk. She sounds like she has a fifth-grade education."
Wrong. Wendy got booed. Good.
Singing nuns on rampage!
Advent at Ephesus
, by the
Benedictine Nuns of St. Mary, Queen of Apostles
, sits atop Billboard's classical-albums list!!
Heady stuff for ladies who seldom set foot off their farmland enclave in northwest Missouri and use an ancient Cistercian system of sign language for much of their communication. The godly sisters are in the top 5 of both Barnes&Noble.com and Amazon.com rankings, ahead of such as