• Miscellaneous

    Flood at the Opry

    This puts it all into perspective, doesn’t it? This is a photograph of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, taken earlier today. My heart goes out to the folks out east dealing with the floods. CNN Story – Tennessee Flooding John Prine,…

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    Austin City Limits 2009 Lineup Announced

    If you’ve been hiding under a rock for fear of contracting the Swine Flu, you might have missed the lineup announcement for this year’s installment of the Austin City Limits festival (Official Link) – and it looks to be a…

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    There was a problem with the comments…

    …and it’s fixed now. There’s a setting in my fancy WordPress blogging platform that requires a user to be registered if they want to leave a comment. Well, an evil gremlin crawled in there and checked that box, and for…

  • Indie,  Miscellaneous

    Now Hear This – post your music

    Up above in my sweet little navigation bar – to the right of “About Us” and “Contact” – is a new page called “Now Hear This”. One of my biggest regrets with this site is that I don’t have the…

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    Howard interviews Paul McCartney

    Say what you will about Howard Stern, but you gotta admit, the man is one of the best interviewers around. He has a way of putting his subjects at ease, and he delves into territories you won’t find on the…

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    Eartha Kitt

    I can’t pretend to know a lot about Eartha Kitt other than through her stint as Catwoman and her rendition of “Santa Baby” (eat your heart out, Madonna). It’s simply that this 1957 magazine cover took my breath away. Absolutely…

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    Save Three Sheets!

    While this is decidedly not music related I’m a firm believer that you should support the media that entertains you most, especially in a time where networks and labels are increasingly fickle and unwilling to stand behind even a quality…

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    The Happiest of Turkey Days to You

    Happy Thansgiving to all. Enjoy your turkey dinners (you fellow carnivores out there). When the tryptophan kicks in after the meal, and it’s clearly nap time, why not treat your family to some Led Zeppelin – lullaby style? Ah, but…

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    The Woes of Satellite Radio

    Eek! I thought I was getting such a bargain when I bought a bunch of Sirius stock a few years ago at $2.50 a share. I watched in delight as it rose to almost $8.00 after Howard Stern signed on.…