Impromptu playlist for 11/22:
November 5th continues to be one of my favorite pseudo-holidays for obvious time travel geekery reasons.
In honor of that great red-letter date, here are a few BTTF tidbits found in Timely Persuasion.
After a year of constantly playing the Back to the Future soundtrack, my uncle took me to see Huey Lewis and the News.
I didn’t even need or want a DeLorean. Just a time bicycle would have made me a happy camper.
That was it. He confirmed that the future mother of his children actually existed, gave Nelson’s Mom the Heisman, renamed the album Quits, played one final show, and abruptly left the music business behind to seek out his density—I mean destiny—with my real mother.
Still groggy, aching, and starving, I woke up on the couch with a figure hovering above me.
“Mom? Mom is that you?”
Jeff Winston, Pamela Phillips, Henry DeTamble, Jud Elliott, Billy Pilgrim, Sam Deed, James Cole, John Titor, Dan Vasser, Livia Beale, Tru Davies, Daniel Eakins, Sam Beckett, Al Calavicci, Marty McFly, Emmett Brown, Bill S. Preston, Ted “Theodore” Logan, Hiro Nakamura, Eckels, Aaron, Abe, Will, Sherman, Mr. Peabody, and anyone else who has walked in their shoes.