Archive for 2015/08

Rob Light On Bobby Brooks

Tomorrow is the 25th Anniversary of a tragic day. On that day, 25 years ago…a helicopter went down traveling from Alpine Valley to Chicago, post a legendary show that featured Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan and Robert Cray. Stevie Ray Vaughan was on that helicopter, and therefore will be a big […]

Tech Specs

There are few things as gratifying in this crazy mixed-up world than navigating the digital morass and making things work. Greetings from Colorado, where I’ve been sick as a dog. Antibiotics, do you take them or not? I wish all the people agitating against GMOs and vaccines would refuse to use antibiotics, not because I […]

The Billboard Kerfuffle

“Callous Billboard survey asks: Who’s lying, Kesha or Dr. Luke?” It’s the pursuit of clicks. And I’d laugh if it wasn’t emblematic of our country at large. Kind of like this Biden madness. The only person pointing out the fallacy in a Biden run is Nate Silver, who suddenly no longer has a platform of […]

Penn Jillette On Here’s The Thing

Here’s The Thing – Penn Jillette’s Marathon Life in Magic I’m curious. Everybody’s got a story and I want to hear it. I’ll posit your story is your life’s work, how can you convey your experiences such that a listener will get the gist of who you are, where you’re coming from, what you’re about. […]