Friedman, in demonstratin' the vast variety of subjects for what he called Rakoff's "pitch-perfect ear for pop culture," notes a remarkable reflection scribed by Rakoff on our one and only Dino. The potent paragraph below has Rakoff remarkin' on our Dino's croonin' of his hit song "King Of The Road" durin' that most famous live 1965 benefit concert at the Keil Opera House with Mr. Frank Sinatra and company. We, of course, have also included a youtube vid clip of the moment in Dino-history.
We thanks Mr. Roberto Friedman and all the pallies at "The BAY AREA REPORTER" for this marvelous mention of our most beloved Dino. As we have only shared the particular portion of the prose that accents our Dino, as usual, simply clicks on the tag of this Dino-patter to reads all of Friedman's thoughts on Mr. David Rakoff. btw, the pix above is of Rakoff. Dino-reportin', DMP
Nothing escapes his eye, as in this description of Dean Martin captured in a kinescope of a 1965 concert: "While singing 'King of the Road,' he gives it a nice little genderfuck by punctuating a riff with a lock of the torso, a cant of the head, his wrist a relaxed teapot handle, and singing, 'Queen of the road.' Dean, just for an instant, makes a surprisingly sympathetic and counterintuitively convincing bottom. I sit there, homo that I am, charmed and unoffended."