How fitting that “Downton Abbey” — the movie version of the tony British soap opera whose first episode opened with a telegram about the sinking of the Titanic — begins with the mailing of a letter. As
Ah, “Downton Abbey.” We missed you so. Has it really been just four years since you left? Feels like ages. A lot has happened since then. Britain wasn’t bickering over Boris and Brexit when you arrived
Ric Ocasek, the songwriter, rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the Cars, was found dead on Sunday afternoon at his townhouse in Manhattan. He was 75. The New York City medical examiner’s office said
Ric Ocasek, a onetime folk singer whose deadpan delivery, sardonic lyrics and muscular guitar playing helped make the Cars one of the most beloved and influential rock bands of the 1980s, was found dead
Really, what better name for a rock band at that particular moment than the Cars? Cars were all we dreamed about in the farthest-flung American suburbs, the only means to teenage freedom. No license, life.