Monthly Archives: August 2018

Bad Joke Friday

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Something for Thursday

I’ve really been grooving to the soundtrack to Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 of late, and of the wonderfully-chosen songs from that film, this one for me is a standout. I suspect that many people, like me, had never … Continue reading

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Tone Poem Tuesday

I still owe him a much longer post, but meantime, this past Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein, one of the greatest musicians this country has ever produced. Here he is conducting the music of … Continue reading

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A bit of film music adapted for chamber performance, by the great Joe Hisaishi. From My Neighbor Totoro, here is “Kaze no Torimichi (The Path of Wind)”. Share This Post

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Behold…THE GEEKIVERSE!!!

The Geekiverse is a website run by some Buffalo-Niagara region geeky folk, and I have joined their ranks as a writer/commentator! My main input over there will be a regular column called “Curios from the Outer Rim”, in which I’ll … Continue reading

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Behold…THE GEEKIVERSE!!!

Check this out, folks: I have joined local geek commentary website The Geekiverse as a staff writer! Huzzah!! In addition to other things, I’ll be mainly writing a regular column I’m calling Curios from the Outer Rim, in which I … Continue reading

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Tone Poem Tuesday

Remember how in the movie Amadeus Antonion Salieri is presented as a basically competent composer whose music might have been nice at the time but deserved its fade from memory? Well…no, Salieri was no Mozart. But he wasn’t a boob, … Continue reading

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Recent walks

Snapshots of recent walks…. Share This Post

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First Signing, in the books!

So my first-ever book signing is in the rear-view mirror! How did it go? Well…in truth it was a mixed bag. Sales weren’t great, but that is due to a very slow day for foot traffic at that bookstore, which … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Farewell, Aretha Franklin. Such an amazing voice. Share This Post

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