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Renee Zellweger, Hollywood and Why We Get Bent Out of Shape Over Image…

Renee Zellweger’s Fine, But We Need Some Work: The Toxic Pursuit of ‘Effortless’ Beauty – The Daily Beast. I really...

Old guy griping about stuff that used to be cool and isn’t anymore…

Led Zeppelin issues alternate mix of Rock and Roll – Consequence of Sound Jimmy Page has been remastering the Zep...

Joy…

  Post by Coach Joe Selby – Rock It Fitness.

What does it mean to be a virtuoso?…

I’ve spent decades writing about music. I backed away from that as a constant pursuit several years ago because the...

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow…

Tommy Ramone has left the building. There are no more original Ramones.

H.R. Giger's Pilot

RIP, H.R. Giger, 1940-2014…

RIP, H.R. Giger, 1940-2014 – Boing Boing. I have always been a first class sci-fi nerd. As a small boy...

Early season blues…

Early season blues…

Baseball season is bumming me out again this year. A quick check of the standings shows utter predictability. The first...

A little bit of fantasy…

A little bit of fantasy…

I love superhero movies. I AM the target demographic for movies like Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Saw it today...

Oh, I love crap like this…

Oh, I love crap like this…

Writers, particularly critics, love debates like this. Put me in a room with any number of my closest friends and...

Fix it already…

Fix it already…

I’m with Olbermann on this one. Major League Baseball needs to reform the Hall of Fame voting process. It also...