La Cieca wants to give a quick “shout-out” (as the youngsters say, they tell me) to “critic, novelist and record-store clerk” Daniel Stephen Johnson, who on top of all that is not only one of our newest and nicest commenters, but a smart and sassy blogger in his own right. He writes somewhat in the style of a younger, more hirsute Alex Ross, which La Cieca means in the nicest possible way.

The following YouTube clip has nothing to do with anything, except in the sense of “jeunesse.” And now, if you’ll excuse La Cieca, she has a hair appointment with Hippolyte.

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