i have been known to test a lady or two.
subtle pop quiz, nothing serious.
for example one day i put on a tom waits album to see if the poor creature would be able to withstand making out with me
listening to one a finer vintage of Waits’. Rain Dogs or Franks Wild Year i think.
its not that he doesnt have his romantic moments. of course he does. its just as todd martens said
“you cant just throw on Tom Waits and dim the lights, you have to curate it.”
with that said, Napa’s Shakespeare has a funny way of announcing when his new ish is fixin to drop
as he did today, brilliantly, on the YouTubes