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Review: The Fleshtones – Beachhead

I want to like everything The Fleshtones do. They are, after all, the Godfathers of modern Garage Rock. So it pains me to report that the ‘tones new album, Beachhead, is mediocre at best. The songs are formulaic, the performance uninspired. After 30 years of pounding out the beat, maybe the guys are just spent. We are talking men in ... Read More »

CNN about to be towed out of Crawford

I tend to watch TV news to watch the media, not the “news”. The truth is, what passes for “news” on TV is typically not. So I loved this moment that happened on CNN’s American Morning today. Miles “I’m not an anchor” O’Brien was talking to a local official from Crawford, Texas about the disruption being caused by the protests ... Read More »