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mixtape: memorial day

Somewhere between the tongue-in-cheek satire of Trey Parker and Matt Stone – “America: Fuck Yeah” and the antagonisticly soaring “Star Spangled Banner” by Hendrix at Woodstock there lies a handful of rock songs that actually might encapsulate something to be … Continue reading

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mixtape: mosh it up

So, how can one even begin to conceive of arguing with a randomized mix that decides you need to begin the commuting year with not one, but TWO Testament songs! Truly genius, to say the least and if for nothing … Continue reading

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oh nine was fine for a good listening time

Another year, another list. Depending on who you ask, this is the end of the first decade of the new millennium, though, that argument is probably for another post, regardless of if it’s the last or the penultimate, it was … Continue reading

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mixtape: a winter holiday kiss to the cranium

Rather than doing a mix of cheesy Holiday classics I cannot stand and no one needs to be reminded of their existence, I thought it nice to reflect on some more classic songs that inspire me this time of year … Continue reading

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mixtape: a friendly tribute

For all the years people have known I am a music person, someone has been trying to “introduce” me to something the think I did not already “know” or what the next hip, cool thing they thought I’d like would … Continue reading

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mixtape: dad’s bday

So, every year I try and make something special for my dad in addition to buying him a little something that he probably needs for one of his hobbies. This year, in addition to offering to cook him a meal … Continue reading

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mixtape: who i respect

There’s an aweful lot of hype going on today in memory of what was an amazing entertainer. His work in his youth and through his adult solo career is nothing to scoff at. The team he had around him helped … Continue reading

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review: june reading

Odd mix of reading this month. I reached back into the archives yet again for one reading, tested the breadth of my reading ability with a challenging text and took yet another chance on a recommendation on a third. What … Continue reading

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mixtape: traveling tunes

I hate the process of traveling, but I love going places. Go figure. Due to my disdain for the process of travel, especially air travel, I needed to piece together what I would consider a calming influence for it. An … Continue reading

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mixtape: happy father’s day

So, the theme mixes continue and I realize I really enjoy the challenge of piecing these together. The hidden theme on this one is father’s day. Well, of course, because that’s when I’m making it and for my pa. Follow … Continue reading

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