It’s quite fashionable to criticize the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual inductees, and I’m nothing if not fashionable.
Deep Cuts: Useless Songs
Of all the kinds of useless, romantic useless has to be the worst.
Choose and Defend: Ice Cold or Flaming Hot?
Summer is almost here. Whether that’s good or bad is a personal decision: Some of us love sun and fun, others cower in the safety of our air-conditioned homes. As the late […]
Deep Cuts: The Best of Not The Eagles
I settled on Not The Eagles for this week’s playlist because the James Gang’s “Funk #49” blared from the speakers of this week’s story. My goal was to put together a list […]
174. You Can Taste the Bright Lights (But You Won’t Get Them for Free)
Two days of nearly straight driving carried us almost coast to coast. Jody and I barely spoke, barely moved. We were barely awake. The closer we came to Los Angeles the heavier […]
Deep Cuts: Eighties Songs I Was too Cool to Like (But I Really Did)
The bad thing about being a teenager in a Black Sabbath t-shirt or gazing at your Capezios through lumps of eyeliner is that you have to hide in the closet all of […]
On My Turntable: Heart – Fanatic
With exception to a dark period in their catalog that I choose not to think about, Heart has long been one of my favorite bands. Of the thousands of groups who modeled […]
54. It’s So Easy To Fly Through A Window
At age fifteen I should not have been trusted with something as dangerous as a fork, yet the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles issued me a driver license. All it took […]
Deep Cuts: The Kubler-Ross Breakup Playlist
Music must be administered to heal a broken heart. The exact dosage and length of each course varies per patient; however, there are a couple of uniform guidelines: Any non-gospel Al Green […]