You Can’t Always Get What You Want

One Stones’ song I always liked a lot was You Can’t Always Get What You Want. But I was astounded, I was flummuxed and downright flabberbastard, when I heard the song played at the conclusion of Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican Convention. I figured it was just another of his staff’s gaffes or boners – like his wife’s cut and paste Convention speech. I … Continue reading You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Bumbastories End of October, but definitely not a Halloween Magazine

You Can’t Always Get What You Want In the Mid-August Bumbas Magazine I expressed my amazement that Donald Trump’s campaign team of the “very best people” had somehow selected this decidedly heavy and melancholic Rolling Stones song as the music to play at his Republican Party Nomination. What an oversight, I thought. But no. I see that they continue to play the song at his … Continue reading Bumbastories End of October, but definitely not a Halloween Magazine

Mid-August Magazine

Bumbastories Mid-August Political Update Bumbastories’ staff of eager and overtalkative (actually they’re all serious motor mouths) political pundits is on the scene. Covering the Presidential race.  The Trump campaign/phenomenon still has all the pundits shaking their heads, wagging their tails, and shrugging their shoulders – all in one motion. How could there be so many angry white people? And how come the pundits didn’t know there … Continue reading Mid-August Magazine

You Can’t Always Get What You Want (It’s true)

Here’s to the Rolling Stones’ classic You Can’t Always Get What You Want. It’s a slow Stones’ song that offers a healthy dose of grim realism to our already grim (and grimy?) lives, which, I suppose, is why Bumba and Maybank enjoy doing it so much. I took some poetic license with the lyrics ( I wear my poetic license on my collar). It seems I … Continue reading You Can’t Always Get What You Want (It’s true)