At the State Dept. dinner for the Kennedy Center honorees Mike Pompeo wondered aloud when he would be “loved”. Then Linda Ronstadt got up to get laurels, looked the fucker right in the eye and said “maybe when you stop enabling Donald Trump”. Icon.— sam greisman (@SAMGREIS) December 8, 2019
― shared unit of analysis (unperson), Sunday, 8 December 2019 12:30 (eight months ago) link
Just saw it. Trying to confirm its truth.
― TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Sunday, 8 December 2019 12:33 (eight months ago) link
Mike Pompeo was an evil shit well before trump entered the picture
― plax (ico), Sunday, 8 December 2019 21:37 (eight months ago) link
The documentary was okay to very good. Like clemenza said, I liked the live clips. I wasn't the audience for it: my parents were, who called last night to let me know they had seen the CNN broadcast twice; for them, an education.
― TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Sunday, 5 January 2020 18:34 (seven months ago) link
I saw it earlier this week and loved it, but have also been a fan since I was a kid. I dont mind that it wasn’t hard-hitting, honestly I was just glad to see her get more credit for her creative choices & as an artist in general; it seemed like she was often dismissed as just a pretty jukebox bc she didnt write her own material. I loved seeing her perform the mariachi songs, i wasn’t as familiar with that part of her career. And Penzance! ISuch an incredible voice.
― terminators of endearment (VegemiteGrrl), Sunday, 5 January 2020 19:17 (seven months ago) link
I grew up with "Somewhere Out There," the Neville collaborations, and Canciones de Mi Padre and especially Frenesí -- I appreciated the doc lingering on them.
― TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Sunday, 5 January 2020 19:21 (seven months ago) link
Seeing her in 1976 or slightly later was one of my first concerts. Enjoyed but wasn't wowed is my vague recollection. I want to watch the doc.
― curmudgeon, Sunday, 5 January 2020 22:35 (seven months ago) link
That closing scene of the doc with her nephew and cousin is so touching. Other live footage over the years in this is good too.
Not in the doc- I forgot she covered “Girl’s talk,”
― curmudgeon, Tuesday, 7 January 2020 04:39 (seven months ago) link
The look in her eyes while she was singing along with them broke me up...like she consciousy knows how she wants to sound but her body is betraying her. I love that she did it on camera though
― terminators of endearment (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 7 January 2020 06:14 (seven months ago) link