I came late to the Grammys (given a choice, I'll take the Simpsons over much anything else that's on TV), so I'm picking up about a half hour into the show. Apparently I missed Prince, Dave Matthews and several others.
A lovely movie, reminiscent of In the Mood for Love.
A disturbing Oscar-nominated documentary that leads viewers to question their sense of the factual.
Back in April of last year, I wrote a post for "Blogcritics" on the Stringbender, an electric guitar modifcation designed by Gene Parsons and the late Clarence White of the Byrds. It's the cover story in this month's "Vintage Guitar" magazine.
Last night, I caught Mike Stern at Blues Alley. The backing band was comprised of Richard Bona on vocals and bass, Dennis Chambers on drums and Bob Franceschini on tenor sax.
More swamp sounds from SCOTS - just in time to shake yer mid-winter doldrums. . .
I told Florida Realtor Magazine how beneficial blogs can be in helping Realtors communicate with buyers and sellers with a special plug for Blogcritics, Blogger and friends.
The only reason George Bush could walk into the White House like he owns the place is that he thinks he owns the place. He got there the way he got anywhere else: just walked in and said get me some pretzels.
I watched the President on "Meet the Press" this morning and here's where the episode left me on the military/terrorism issue:
By rights, we should try to rely on the whole structure of social norms and general opinion to rope in most of the worst end of behavior.
Bullies almost always become bullies because they have something to hide. Often what they are hiding is a great fear of the very thing over which they appear most courageous.
If you want to call one of the nearly 7 million people worldwide using Skype, you will have to look for the Skype Me! button in their emails or on their weblogs or websites.
An anthology of "today's Science Fiction," and an excellent one at that.
Stel Pavlou's first novel rivets the attention, draws on two of the oldest and most widespread myths known to humanity, and chucks scientists, the military and an oil corporation together to save the world ... again.