About halfway through my listen I told a friend of mine that Mama Scuba might be what Clinic would sound like if Clinic didn't suck, then thought better of repeating that to anyone else.
This compilation features 23 consecutive Madness hits in chronological order that reveal the depth and diversity of their musical reach...
Minnesota school shooting, the next jibjab, China blocks non-student BBSers, SEC and Time Warner settle, Dark Forces, voyeur caught
Fire up the grill.
You'd have to look long and hard for a rock 'n' roll story more tragic and heartbreaking than that of Badfinger. One of the most determined and hardworking bands of the early 1970's, they were foiled at nearly every turn. One of the first signings by the Beatles to their new Apple label, Badfinger also remained on the label the longest. At first they were overshadowed by their mentors. Then, abandoned by them. They were ripped off by record
... something else seems to be setting Battlestar Galactica apart from other SF TV series, which is the fantastic online presence of the show's braintrust and their innovative and creative use of digital technology...
Blogging can be good for your mental health and your cyber social life, but a few bloggers have found blogging detrimental to their working lives when they got fired because of their blog content.
In a shocking revelation, Bob and Mary Schindler announced today that they have been communicating with their daughter for years via mental telepathy.
With Martin at the helm, expect more indecency claims to be upheld and a huge spike in fines.
When BTK was arrested, usually sedate town of Wichita was thrown into frenzy. This article examines the local media's reaction.
You feel it all around you. It begins slowly and almost insidiously. You stop wearing slacks or jeans or skirts that show any leg because you don’t want to be stopped in the street and lectured by someone who doesn’t approve.
A simplified summary of the court's decision to deny a TRO to have Terri Schiavo's feeding tube re-inserted.
As the UK Tories propose ‘dog whistle’ issues to bring voters to heel, Queenie examines the mysteries of issue classification.
(UPDATED) Political grandstanding, like this weekend's terrible Capitol Hill circus, is soulless and done without true conviction.
After a shocking 157 year history of discrimination against women
Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Mickey?
How many more “smoking guns” do people want to see before they realize that something very fishy is going on with Barry Bonds?
What do you expect when the leader is suddenly and brutally taken down? Are noble purposes guide a country after a coup d'etat? Or will the country fall into political chaos and bloody civil wars? In Shakespeare's "Tragedy of Julius Caesar" the assassination of the titular character lead to the fall of a republic and yet current wars make this play a timely reminder that noble intentions aren't always enough.
Chris Muir's Day By Day cartoon, for March 22, 2005
You'd do anything? But would you do this for your kids?
A gem of modern psychology
If only “Cisco Routers for the Desperate” had been on my bookshelf a few years ago!
Pulitzer-winner Allen Drury wrote this novel about balance, emotion and adjudicating death in the mid-80s.