Thursday, June 09, 2005

Looks like their plans fell through

When I was a kid, there was a joke about how a true intellectual could listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.

[For you kids out there, the William Tell Overture was the Lone Ranger's theme music for both the radio and TV shows.]

[And yes, radio once had shows that weren't just music, news, or talk. Not that I'm old enough to remember it directly.]

In a sort of reverse musical connection, I wonder how many middle-aged people were able to hear this story about a father and son arrested for Al Qaeda connections in Lodi, CA without CCR starting up in their heads. If I only had a dol-lar...


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