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Words I Never Thought I’d Say

Words I Never Thought I’d Say

I agree with Al Sharpton. Now, let’s not go nuts here. I think Al Sharpton is a divisive opportunist, who’ll use any situation in order to keep himself in the public eye. In my attempt to be as objective as possible, I believe he’s spent too much time stoking the [Read More]

On Kony

On Kony

I don’t care about Joseph Kony. I have my own debts and issues to address. Sometimes, it is incumbent upon the oppressed to rise up and save themselves. Revolution is the first step toward freedom. Strength in numbers. Uganda have always been under the kind of rule [Read More]

The…New…VAN HALEN

The…New…VAN HALEN

OK…in the interest of “full disclosure”…I am, and have always been a Van Halen fan. From the moment I heard their debut in 1978, I was hooked. There’s something about Van Halen that has always (save for that little blip in 1998) been unique. It [Read More]

Smells like…Nevermind.

Smells like…Nevermind.

OK…before I get in to this, let me make one thing perfectly clear: Nirvana did *not* kill the so-called “hair bands.” The over-saturation of lame, talentless, flavor-of-the-month hacks killed off that movement (pun intended). Bands with names like S’natch and Vain. [Read More]

The Big Four: Indio, California

The Big Four: Indio, California

They say time travel is currently impossible. They…were not in Indio, CA this past weekend. For the uninitiated, most of what I’m about to recount, will not resonate the way it does for those who know. This past weekend, Rock history was made. The four bands [Read More]

Guns Kill People…

Guns Kill People…

That’s what they do. That’s what they’re for. Make no mistake. A gun is the absolute, perfect tool for the prescribed job. When you want to take a life, have a gun handy. I’m not so sure why this is so difficult for people to accept. Guns are tools, made for a [Read More]

It Was December 8th, 2004…

It Was December 8th, 2004…

It was December 8th, 2004. The phone rang at 1:30AM… “Turn on CNN.” I did as was instructed, and saw the clip. It was grainy “home video” of a stage. A stage, that could be in Anywhere, USA. This stage was in Columbus, Ohio. And just minutes before, my friend [Read More]

Why didn’t we play “Alice’s Restaurant?”

Why didn’t we play “Alice’s Restaurant?”

I got that question a few times this Thanksgiving Holiday. Honestly? Because the song doesn’t mean anything to me. That’s not to say I make decisions for what gets played on our station based upon my personal choices. What it means is…I’m 42 years old. And the song [Read More]

Music is Saved

Music is Saved

By now, the known universe and beyond are aware of the “Guitar Band” videogames. I personally hate them. I’ve been trying (unsuccessfully I might add) to play guitar since 1979. It’s a skill that I just do not have. I’ve tried lessons, DVDs, web sites, and voodoo. [Read More]

Why Radio Sucks

Why Radio Sucks

Oh, this is one I’ve been writing for years, and I’m sure one of the editors at Free Gotham is just DYING to read it. Before we get too deep in to it, you need to know that I’m not one of those “anti-radio” guys who’s looking to stick a knife in the heart of [Read More]

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