Saturday Song Flashback with Fiona Apple

Okay, in my effort to not “praise the devil” by making “injustice the only / measure of our attention (Jack Gilbert, “A Brief for the Defense“),” how about a Throwback Saturday? Okay, so that’s not really a thing. So let’s just call it a Fiona Flashback. A bit about “making it new.” Read the original…

Saturday Song, Fiona Apple Makes it New with “Hot Knife.”

I was reading a great article recently about the myriad of clichés that we use in our modern-day writing and speech, and how many can be traced back to Shakespeare. This one doesn’t seem to be traced to the bard, but then again I cannot find a source for its first use in English anywhere, despite…