I suppose since I wrote about the RNC last week, it behooves me to say at least a few words about the DNC this week. So I will. The RNC was an act of violence, hate, and lies. The DNC was an act of resistance to all of that. Bill Clinton bought the house, Joe… Continue reading Two Bells for Jennifer
In March 2013, I started producing a weekly blog and podcast, and now at the end of July 2016, the total adds up to approximately 40 months, or 160 blogs, each one running between 500 and 600 words. Easy math tallies up to a minimum of 80,000 words. The typical word count of a novel… Continue reading RNC Overload
In 1993 a group did their set at Lollapalooza in Philadelphia completely nude except for duct tape over their mouths. They refuse to play any music, and simply stood there for 25 minutes with the letters PMRC written on their chests, what group was it and why did they do this? The answer is… Continue reading Crazy, the Following Blog Is Color Blind.
Something happened in 1975 that continues to radically change the world. Do you know what it is? The answer is in the podcast. In 1975, the Vietnam War ended. Even though by the end of 1973 almost all U.S. military personnel had left South Vietnam and there had been a peace agreement, it wasn’t until… Continue reading 1975
In 1990 the top three billboard songs, starting at number three, were “Hold On” by Wilson Philips, at number two, “It Must Have Been Love” by Roxette, and holding down the number three spot was “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor. In 1990, a huge tribute concert was held at Wembley Stadium. The performers… Continue reading 1990