Archive for 2018/08

Gillum Wins In Florida

You should care. Whether you live in London or Dubai, whether you’re old enough to vote or a felon who cannot. Because the polls were wrong and Gillum won. But it was more than that. He focused on YouTube instead of television. And he didn’t triangulate, the old Clinton playbook is dead, you speak from […]

Ed King

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Spotify I remember exactly where I was the first time I heard “Sweet Home Alabama.” I’d graduated from college only months before. Talk about a weird experience. What am I gonna do next? In my case I was gonna be a ski bum in Little Cottonwood Canyon, i.e. Alta & Snowbird. My […]

All About Music

Grab your things I’ve come to take you home These were not the original lines in “Solsbury Hill,” the words had to do with “taxi” and “tube” and Ezrin said there was no way they were going on the LP. And the lyrics you know, the ones above, weren’t cut until the very end of […]

The King Must Die

And sooner or later Everybody’s kingdom must end They misdiagnosed the cause of my car overheating. I’d just been on the phone with them earlier in the day, scheduling an appointment for major service two weeks hence, then I was ascending the hill on the 405, from the Westside to the Valley, and my car […]