Archive for the 'Life and Life Only' Category


The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum

And they want you to know they’re in charge. Even though concomitantly they’ve broken the system. We used to live in an era of authority. Oh, I don’t mean “authoritarian,” I mean we respected those who paid their dues, via education and experience, to tell us what was going on, instruct us and lead us. […]

Woodstock

Everybody was on the bill. Back then there were two lanes, AM & FM, hits and album tracks. Woodstock was a festival for the album tracks. An era that began with either “Sgt. Pepper” or “Rubber Soul,” depending on your viewpoint. Was your hair long or short? Were you for or against the war? These […]

Jay Z/NFL

This is what we called co-option in the sixties. It was the worst sin possible, to get into bed with the opposition when they offered a carrot stick, but not the whole meal. This is about money and fame folks. That’s one thing the NFL’s got, at least for now, cash. Did you see what […]

Warren Leads In Iowa

Poll: Elizabeth Warren Jumps Out To Big Lead In The Iowa Caucus There are so many lessons here: 1. Conventional wisdom is oftentimes ignorance. All movements start from the bottom up, and most pundits don’t recognize it, they’re too busy hanging in the club. This is how it always happens in music and how it […]