the holiday music series begins . . . .

December 9, 2018

the waitresses – oh, do i miss them – ‘christmas wrapping’



a thanksgiving dinner that could not be beat . . .

November 22, 2018

for some of us, thanksgiving’s not complete without a visit from arlo guthrie.

love and peace,


if you’re interested in global warming, read this piece from my friend, derrick jackson

November 11, 2018

in the american prospect


the planet is burning up; this should have been on every front page

September 29, 2018

in the washington post

and never forget, the oil companies knew this, 40 years ago –


September 1, 1998 – Harry Potter Comes to America

September 1, 2018

And we’ve been better for it. Thank you so much, JK Rowling.


On This Day, 44 Years Ago . . . .

August 8, 2018

Seems like a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. This was 6 years to the day from his acceptance of the nomination at the 1968 convention.

Nixon’s resignation speech.


August 6, 1960, American Bandstand Gives America Chubby Checker and The Twist

August 6, 2018

Then, 30 years ago: