We celebrated President’s Day this past Monday in the United States. Well, honestly
Commercial television broadcasts began in the 1930s, but in real terms the boom didn’t begin until the ’50s.
“The day after” is a powerful image.
Los Angeles is a car town, and having my groovy little MG back felt good. Sure, it broke down if you looked at it, but it looked great and that’s all that […]
You know you love them! Violent Femmes are one of the ’80s best bands, and one of the most successful alternative acts ever. Those three guys made a lot of great noise. […]
Slash was a record label that you could trust. If it was on Slash it was going to be good: X, The Germs, Fear, Faith No More. Come on!
Okay, maybe in the great universe of things to confess “I’m struggling with this story” ranks just below “I didn’t refill the ice tray,” but it’s the hand I was dealt this […]
The Fourth of July is a big deal in the United States. It was on this very day back in 1776 when the Beatles first came to America, and we like to […]
“What are you doing here on your day off?” Steve The Manager couldn’t fool me. His tone was harsh but his eyes smiled behind his thick glasses. “I’m a customer today.” “Well, […]
“Where’s the music?” was the most commonly asked question after my last piece. “Are you really that stupid?” was a close second, followed by “Can you walk and talk without falling down?” […]