Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

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Thursday Song

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the…

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This Day in Rock History

On this day in rock history: 1961 – Bob Dylan made his concert debut at Carnegie Hall. 58 people attended (mostly Bob’s personal friends). Bob’s take of the box office was $20 1965 – Paul McCartney’s “Scrambled Eggs” (also known … Continue reading

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Welcome to October!

Ancient Romans celebrating the Feast of Pumpkinspiceus A Scholarly(ish) Analysis Welcome to October, the eight month of the year! Wait. What? The month of October takes its name from the Latin number eight. Why? Because the ancient Roman Calendar, credited … Continue reading

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Unintended Messages

God: “Keep up the good work, folks. But about that marquee…” Associate: “May I help–“ Customer: “No! Thanks, I’m good!” Can a nature film show too much nature? I don’t know, that just seems wrong, eh. And do not, repeat … Continue reading

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Look Closer

Be kind to your washing machine. I had one of these when I was a kid. Ah, I remember when I first visited am going to visit here. The ravages of smoking. This couple is in their 20s. Who wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Queen of Soul

Titles and accolades are often little more than hype. Not hers. I was honored to meet Aretha Franklin decades ago when my band did an ABC special with her. Like many artists, she was an introvert, with a shy smile … Continue reading

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Is Robin Williams in Hell?

Here’s a re-post of one of my earlist blogs, dedicated to actor-comedian Robin Williams, who died on this date four years ago. Robin Williams’ death brought on the expected flood of tributes, but also a smaller wave of hellfire pronouncements … Continue reading

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