Thursday, February 16, 2006

I Don't Think So

Accept no substitutes -- there is only one "Rat Pack", as epitomized in the original "Ocean's Eleven". The headline in the paper today said "Country Rat Pack", explaining that a trio of country stars is touring the nation as the Country Rat Pack, sporting a nifty name for a solid group of Nashville's second-stringers with a twangy sound. Whatever or whomever they are, they cannot duplicate the charm, kitsch and chemistry of the real deal.