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For Cole Porter’s Birthday: My Personal Playlist


If you think this is going to be all You’re the Toppy, ha! think again. Miss Otis Regrets [Follow the title links to hear the songs!] Supposedly, Cole Porter wrote this hilariously maudlin song on a dare: his friend Monty … Continue reading

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“Not Like the Rest of Us”: Ten Thoughts on Cole Porter as Native Hoosier


On Friday, June 1st at 6:30 PM, I’m going to be on John Strauss’ Indiana Public Radio show, Indiana Weekend, talking about Cole Porter’s hometown (and mine): Peru, Indiana. We recorded the interview last week, but I haven’t been able … Continue reading

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