If you believe in the Stevieverse, where Welsh gods and grey wolves speak to the lady of the mountain, you know Stevie Nicks saw 2020 coming. You know she had a premonition back in 2017, when she was on the road for the 67 shows of her 24 Karat Gold Tour: I must make a... Continue Reading →
Madonna, All Hail
This week, in a beautiful generational symmetry, EO and I went to Madonna’s Rebel Heart concert here in Hong Kong. My one and only Madonna show prior to this was a floor seat at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center on the Like a Virgin tour, May 1985, a few weeks before I graduated from high school.... Continue Reading →
Who Took the Danger Out of Rock-n-Roll?
ATTENTION MILLENNIAL GIRLS EVERYWHERE: Never fear, therockmom is here! To advise, to educate and of course, to embarrass you, as most moms are want to do. (Do what you’re good at, I say.) Yes, I know you’re sinking under a mountain of college debt. Yes, I know it’s tough to get a job or even... Continue Reading →
UPDATED: Can it really be SUMMER without ’80s music?
It started with Haircut 100. My search, that is, for summer songs to play in the car with the kids - on the way to the pool, beach, movies. I was looking for clean, happy songs. I thought first of The Go-Go’s, of course. Playful songs with a girl power streak – just what my... Continue Reading →