This website turns 1 this week. Hard to believe I’…

This website turns 1 this week. Hard to believe I’ve been blogging for a year.
It’s been great having all this time off to be lazy and enjoy some holiday gifts, such as the following:
- Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live is one of those guilty pleasure books – not really [...]

There are certain pictures in your head, or moment…

There are certain pictures in your head, or moments that are not fluid memories – just snapshots stored in your brain. Then there are fluid memories – your first date, your first episode with beer, high school sports moments, when you actually remember saying things, doing things, laughing……moving. But nothing beats the memories of sheer [...]

I am now the owner of a digital camera. This site …

I am now the owner of a digital camera. This site will now get way more interesting………

Well, I finally got around to seeing The Godfather…

Well, I finally got around to seeing The Godfather for the first time in it’s entirety. What an epic masterpiece this film was – that’s probably not news to anyone, I suppose. Every main character gave an incredible performance, from Al Pacino’s descent from a straight-edged student into the murky underworld to James Caan’s brilliant [...]

Some random thoughts:Pavement might very well be o…

Some random thoughts:
Pavement might very well be one of the more important bands of the 1990s, in my opinion. With that stellar string of incredible records during those ten years, we might look back on them 20 years down the road the same way a lot of current bands look back on Big Star and [...]

It’s the time of the year again for Christmas part…

It’s the time of the year again for Christmas parties! Whoo-hoo! Since I’m a pretty high-roller, I get to go to a hell of a lot of Christmas parties around the country. This year has been no different. I went to one in Los Angeles last week and it was packed to the gills with [...]

A few recent entertainment tidbits:1. Empire Falls…

A few recent entertainment tidbits:
1. Empire Falls was certainly one of the better books I have read this year. I managed to get through quite a few more books this year than usual, too. Anyway, Empire Falls is simply great reading for anyone, young or old. Featuring a dizzying array of storylines and characters, and [...]