"Oh crap, that song is soooo tired," groaned one of the towel boys at the gym as the music changed on the sound system. "I mean, like, ewwwwww....that must be two years old already!" As I watched his little pity party, I couldn't help but wonder: Where does that put the music of Beethoven, Bach or Mozart on the list of the greatest musical hits of all time?
Politicians, warriors and self-important fools frequently fail to learn anything from the past. But for creative types, the past offers a wondrous portal which invites them to explore science and history (as well as the history of comparative religion, costume design, distant cultures and lots more)...
02:56 Perry Farrell: Chris Cornell Had 'God-Given Talent'23
01:56 After 146 Years, Ringling Brothers Circus Takes Its Final Bow13
00:05 Thunderous applause, tears as the ‘greatest show on Earth’ takes a final bow21
11:48 Harry Styles, James Corden sing 'Endless Love' for Carpool Karaoke18