9/12/16: Monday Funday Dance Party!

If you’re on the East Coast, it’s pushing 3PM right now. Which means it’s just about time for some B-52’s. See if you can get a conga line going around the office. And BTW, the whole album is great. Treat yourself to a copy for the next time it’s 3PM and you need a conga… Continue reading 9/12/16: Monday Funday Dance Party!

7/26/16: Playing favorites

A lot of the decisions I made as a teenager are burned into my memory. I guess it’s because this is such an intense time in your life; everything is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. For example, there’s boys. When I was in junior high school, Duran Duran were The Thing. Of course, my girlfriends and I all… Continue reading 7/26/16: Playing favorites

4/1/2016: No April Fool’s joke, just a regular old article about music.

I love listening to different versions of the same song, especially when both are terrific. A couple of my favorites are “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” which was recorded by both Gladys Night & the Pips and Marvin Gaye (of course, a lot of other bands have covered it, too). Interesting that both artists… Continue reading 4/1/2016: No April Fool’s joke, just a regular old article about music.

January 11, 2016: David Bowie

David Bowie died on Sunday at the age of 69. In an age of macho bullshit rock & roll, he moved fluidly between styles of music, fashion, and taste, while writing great songs and lyrics. If you haven’t listened to much of Bowie’s music, 1969 – 1983 is recognized as being his “peak” period, but he… Continue reading January 11, 2016: David Bowie

January 7, 2016

My wallen was stolen yesterday, right out of my purse. I guess you’d call it pickpocketing, except this wasn’t my pocket. Maybe “pickpocketbooking?” Anyway, it sucks. I’m fine, and very grateful for that, but I now face a grand adventure in replacing all those little plastic rectangles that make life worthwhile. My bank has given… Continue reading January 7, 2016