GETTING OLDER IS NO FUN AT ALL

The other side of muscial dotage happened in the car yesterday.

The A-boy asked me whether I had every song They Might be Giants have ever recorded, and I was explaining how they were a collector’s nightmare because they record so many one-offs and rarities.

“Even their singles you have to buy separately, because they have B-sides that don’t show up on the albums,” I said.

To which he replied, ruining my visions of youth and coolness:

What’s a B-side?

Move aside, brontosaurus, I want to sit down…..