You know that feeling when a TV show you’re watchi…

You know that feeling when a TV show you’re watching gets interrupted for a Special Report? I don’t know about you, but whenever I see a news organization cut into a show, I always think the president has been shot. I have no idea why I make this association, but I do. Special report = [...]

I know, I know. Of all the pictures I took in Clev…

I know, I know. Of all the pictures I took in Cleveland over the weekend, why do I have to put a rusting, pitted, algae-infested fountain here? I don’t know. I shouldn’t. I’ve also lost any chance I have of getting that high paying job with the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. However, the overwhelming feeling [...]

I would highly recommend hitting this link. You kn…

I would highly recommend hitting this link. You know those “pleas for help” (see: Spam email) from Nigeria or whatever where the email says something along the lines of “I need help transferring $80 million of U.S. money” and asks to use your personal account to do it? Well, this person wrote an email back [...]

Fresh news: Let there be no doubt that my intervie…

Fresh news: Let there be no doubt that my interview with Jay Farrar was the driving factor in Son Volt’s decision to re-unite. This is really great news!
Over the weekend I began what will end up being a somewhat major transformation of my life. I kicked off what I had thought would be an easy [...]

Another college era music story for y’all. One gre…

Another college era music story for y’all. One great source of my heavy “discovery” period into hearing new music was working for the college radio station, WKSR. WKSR didn’t have a powerful signal, nor did it have cutting edge equipment. In fact, I used to like to make the joke that the only place you [...]

I’ve made reference to Rebecca St. Amand’s blog be…

I’ve made reference to Rebecca St. Amand’s blog before and I have it linked over there on the right, but her latest post (from Tuesday) had me laughing out loud and it deserves a visit. Make sure you mouse over the picture, too, for the text.
This cracks me up a bit. Especially the part about [...]

When is a blog not a blog? When it’s a corporate b…

When is a blog not a blog? When it’s a corporate blog, right? It seems the digital world is in a state where the concept of blogging might be headed mainstream. Many of these blogs are easily accessible to Joe and Sally Q. Public. The perception these corporations put out there is that Joe and [...]