Category Archives: Morrissey

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Sorry, no “Scooby-Doo” or “The Smurfs” today, but instead one of my soapbox moments as an animal advocate.

From Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine—an animated video exposing the inherent flaws of animal testing:

Learn more on the PCRM website about The Tail of Toxics.

From Peta and Morrissey—an emotional depiction of the plight of chickens raised as food:

This video will be featured during Moz’s upcoming live tour.

From Leaping Bunny and the American Anti-Vivisection Society—a plea to go cruelty-free:

Visit the Leaping Bunny website and become a compassionate consumer.

Thank you for caring!

This Charming Charlie

My wonderful wife (whom I affectionately call Snoopy) just apprised me of a brilliant new Tumblr: This Charming Charlie.

California-based graphic designer Lauren LoPrete cleverly combines two of my favorite things: Charles Schultz’s iconic illustrations for Peanuts and Morrissey’s lugubrious lyrics for The Smiths.

Charlie's Dream

What a perfect pairing—are there two more morose characters than Charlie Brown and Moz?

And Lauren’s cool quotient is further upped by her indie label, Loglady Records.

Seems the devil will find work for idle hands to do, eh?

I Have Forgiven Jesus


01 I Have Forgiven Jesus
02 No One Can Hold A Candle To You
03 The Slum Mums
04 The Public Image

INFO > Poor old miserable Morrissey is no stranger to controversy, nor shy about raising anyone’s hackles. Lyrically ambiguous “I Have Forgiven Jesus” was the fourth single released from his 2004 LP, “You Are The Quarry.” Moz has always been generous with the B-sides; “No One Can Hold A Candle To You” is the highlight here.

Related to yesterday’s post: I just learned that the spoken-word composition that Morrissey frequently uses to open his live shows is “Imperfect List”, written and performed by Pete Wylie, along with his girlfriend at the time, Josie Jones. It was released as a single in 1990 under the artist name Big Hard Excellent Fish: