Rock Around the Croc: The French Baroque

Last week I said I was going to wrap it up with the Baroque era, but then in the comments I mentioned Jean-Baptiste Lully, and that got me thinking about how I really didn’t touch on the French Baroque. That being said, I’m not nearly as familiar with that period as with the Italian and German influences, so there’s only so much I can say. Let’s start with some more Lully, the dirty rat-bastard who swindled and murdered his way to the top of Louis XIV’s court before he accidentally killed himself by smashing his toe with a conductor’s baton and dying of gangrene:

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MMM: SS 2020 one week warning

One week to go. Pretty sure I’ve already heard from most of the usual suspects, but this will be the last poat-level reminder.

Enjoy your Monday. Pray for our president, our nation, and our posterity.

Knowing Meme, Knowing You

 

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Hello, and welcome to Big Boob Friday.

 

 

 

 

Your model for today was born on November 21st, 1986 in Louisville, KY. She stands 5′ 6” and measures 35 – 28 – 35 and 110 lbs. Please send your fan mail to Miss Amanda Ashlee Mertz.

 

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BBF

Hello, and welcome to Big Boob Friday.

 

 

Your model for today was born on April 5th in Kyiv, Ukraine, is an Israeli citizen, and currently resides in Austria.  She stands 5′ 3″, is married, has no teeth, models and sells hosiery, and likes totally hairless kitties.  Please use your checkbook or your imagination to fill in the blanks for Miss Katerina Savitski.

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MMM: Anticipation

Since one of the more popular current theories is that Jesus (i.e. our Lord and Savior, the second person of the Blessed Trinity, Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum) was actually the just a collective hallucination by some sort of Judean mushroom cult (aka “Jesus was a mushroom!”, a variation on the equally ludicrous “stoned ape” theory of the invention of symbolic thought), please join me for some Advent/Christmas Eve music.  It’s thematic ‘n’ stuff.

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Hello teetotalers, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Big Baisemain Friday.

 

baisemain (beɪzˈmæn) n : archaic a kissing of the hand; thus, a sign of respect

 

 

Your model for today was born May 19th, 1997 in Orlando, Florida.  She stands 5′ 3″, 36E-28-35 and 125 lbs.  Please make yourself comfortable and say hello to Miss Brittney White.

 

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Dunking Minnetonka

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