• Miscellaneous

    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.…

  • Miscellaneous,  Rock

    Austin Bound

    Off I go for my second Austin City Limits Music Festival experience in as many years. I’m just – ohh – a tad excited. Because I am an ├╝ber-music-nerd, I’ll be snapping pics with my iPhone throughout the weekend, and…

  • Miscellaneous

    Observations: Film Music

    I found this post from the summer hiding in my GoogleDocs folder and it somehow never made it to the front page. Better late then never? – Michael I’ve successfully avoided the urge to rant on about this, that and…

  • Miscellaneous

    Tunes in Telluride

    It’s summer time in Arizona, which means it’s high time to hightail it out of town. This week finds me back in one of my favorite places on God’s green earth – Telluride, Colorado. I snapped the pic above this…

  • Miscellaneous,  Soul

    One for Barack Obama

    Tonight, an African American man is the Democratic nominee for the President of the United States. This is truly an historic day – one of the brightest in our nation’s 231 year history. And how does Hillary Clinton handle the…

  • Miscellaneous

    Idle Idol Thoughts

    Okay, let’s pretend I watched American Idol, and I need to chime in… Did anyone else besides me experience such a high level of unadulterated, pure joy while watching Jason Castro forget the lines to “Mr. Tamborine Man“? Oh, such…