Christmas is a holiday whose principal themes are perfect love, redemption, hope, salvation, eternal life and joy. So, as I listened to NPR on the way home from a delightful family Christmas with my daughter and son, I marveled as they had a feature about, of course… “dark Christmas music.” Continue reading NPR Watch (I couldn’t help myself) (12/25/17) — Grim Christmas
I wonder what NPR would have thought of, say, someone who hypothetically became a Conservative legend after having financed his magazine with counterfeit money. What if NPR found out, for example, that William F. Buckley had used a million bucks in counterfeit cash to launch National Review? Do you think NPR would have thought that was just a clever bunch of people finding a clever way to launch their Conservative media empire? Or, do you think rather that NPR might have been in scornful high dudgeon, insisting that the right-winger was really nothing more than a criminal, and a fraud?
Yeah… that last is a lot more likely. Continue reading NPR Watch (4/20/17) – NPR Speaks Approvingly of Grand Theft
It’s probably only because three of the finest guitarists who ever lived(1) are playing in it. Plus, I love that … Continue reading I DO Love This Song!
So, I did a little tooling around on the web in search of more material by my new favorite guitarist, … Continue reading Holy Mackerel! GREAT Song! (Part II)
My new favorite video! I love the chord progression that starts at exactly 32 seconds into the composition. It’s a … Continue reading Holy Mackerel! GREAT Song!
Look, when I was much younger, I used to be able to “get girls” by playing in a rock ‘n … Continue reading Fine, I Admit It — There’s SEX In Rock ‘n Roll (Rated PG-13)
National Public Radio has several obsessions. Their vision of the world is pinched, crabbed… tunnel-vision. They care about only the … Continue reading NPR Watch – 12/28/16 – NPR Obsessions