Turn Around Bright Eyes

Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke
Rob Sheffield
© 2013

I have another confession to make: I looooooooove karaoke.

I love your standard get-up-in-front-of-a-group-of-drunk-people-and-sing karaoke:

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(A disclaimer: this picture is from the late ‘90s.  I have no explanation for my hairstyle or why my stepsister and I are dressed alike.  I do know, however, that we were singing “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson.  I’m not afraid to admit that it was one of my karaoke go-tos back then.)

That picture was taken on a cruise.  I used to think it didn’t get much better than cruise-ship karaoke . . . but that was before I’d experienced true karaoke. Continue reading