My son and I listen to music together as part of our bedtime ritual, and last night, he began the session with this comment: “”I don’t want to hear anymore of the Frozen soundtrack or Coldplay. I want to hear Bruce.” While this bonding moment provided clear evidence of my parenting excellence, it didn’t last long. His sister’s alarm played Let it Go this morning (again). And she’s not alone. Here’s Aeon’s Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis on why we listen to our favorite music over and over again

+ What do misunderstood lyrics tell you about your mind? From The Chronicle of Higher Education: There must be some misunderstanding.

+ And if both of those stories sound a bit too cerebral, here’s a video of a guy sneezing into a tuba.