Imagine my disappointment when I clicked on your post entitled "Here's Jack" only to discover that the Jack you were referring to was Lemmon. (Yes, I know, that that was the subject at hand.) For me, as I assume for the rest of the human race, there is only one Jack entitled to go by Jack the same way that, oh, Oprah goes by Oprah or Elvis Elvis, and it ain't Lemmon. I genuinely clicked on your post anticipating an excerpt from "The Shooting" or "Ride in the Whirlwind." Oh well.
Perhaps I have listened to Colin Hay and Men At Work's song "Looking for Jack," once too many times. I'd include the You Tube link here but don't know how to do that. Fun song, and glorious in its way.
Bruce, I didn't recognize the name Colin Hay, but Men At Work certainly rang a bell. Had not heard the song for quite a while. It and several others from them are great. So, here's "Looking For Jack":... more
Well, the real Jack actually was in the back of my mind when I wrote that. How could he not be? With inappropriate casting being discussed, how horrible would it have been if after that axe chopped the... more