This year’s festival was outstanding, but I’ll begin by apologizing. If I had talent and/or a real camera I might do the artists in our annual festival justice. As it is, I’m […]
by Jane Briggs-Bunting Nice local coverage of the death of Dr. Jack Kevorikan (aka Dr. Death) by the local Patch.com site.
A home on God's celestial shore: 30-Day Song Challenge, the Sequel, day 23 – a song that makes you think of family
I’ve noted a couple of times as I have worked through the original 30-Day Song Challenge and The Sequel how powerfully I associate music with family and my childhood. If you’d grown […]
I just don't get it: 30-Day Song Challenge, the Sequel, day 22 – a song by the most overrated band or artist you can think of
The guy can’t sing (phrasing, anyone?) He can’t write songs. And while I’ve heard guitarists defend him, I’ve personally never seen or heard him play anything that strikes me as being more […]
This morning, a pop quiz. One question. Compare and contrast the following two videos. First video (the money shot begins around 0:13).
It’s not like a major theme, usually, but writers of near future science fiction usually have one or two major disease outbreaks as one of the plot devices, even if it isn’t […]
by Jane Briggs-Bunting Jack Kevorkian (aka Dr. Death) died early Friday in a Michigan hospital from complication of pulmonary thrombosis, not suicide. He was 83. He was frail and failing, weighing around […]
Ed. Note: In light of today’s Justice Department action against FIFA, we thought we’d repost this item from 2011, which speaks to the pathological corruption of the organization and its leader. _____ […]