Tag: elvis

Superman and Elvis Presley

SUPERMAN! ELVIS PRESLEY! Two of my favorite heroes (one fictional, one historical). Y’know, I observed many years ago that these two seemingly disparate characters actually have quite a few similarities. And, no, I don’t mean the fact that they were both known for wearing capes. Elvis got that idea from a different superhero. Seriously. So…

ELVIS PRESLEY WAS NOT A RACIST

Elvis Presley with Claudia Ivy and BB King “Elvis, was a hero to most, but he never meant shit to me, you see, straight out racist that sucker was, simple and plain, motherf**k him and John Wayne…” -Chuck D of Public Enemy, “Fight The Power” I’ve written before about my near-lifelong admiration of Elvis Presley.…

ELVIS (1979)

Some folks think it’s odd when they find out that I’m such a huge fan of Elvis Presley, as his career was before my time. But it was this movie, released two years after Elvis’ death, that ended up turning me on to Elvis. I must have been around 11 when I saw it, and…