Category Archives: Entertainment

Jonny Lang’s “Signs” rolls out like thunder

I can’t exactly figure out why Jonny Lang is the recipient of complaints that he needs to “get back to the blues.”  He never left it. He did manage to leave the randier, entendre-ridden traditions of the blues with his … Continue reading

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In which I blatantly borrow my own Amazon review of Erwin McManus’ “The Last Arrow” and post it here.

Three years ago, when I was 47 and contemplating the horizon of my fifth decade on the planet, I had an introspective fit–the kind that proves that encroaching mortality starts to get in your head. Yet, I’m not sure that … Continue reading

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It’s clear to me: Yoda is Rey’s father

So how’s that for clickbait? Okay . . . sorry.  But give me a minute, and maybe that theory could limp out of this conjectural waste of time without falling down. And I don’t care how many prequels or substandard, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding redux

A few weeks ago, I was standing outside, in  a break area at work, tossing in my harmonies to the rhetorical cantata that was going on at the moment.  My co-worker, Bill, mentioned that before he moved to my area, … Continue reading

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Local Celebrity Status: Moderate

It would seem that a local magazine, Enjoy, got some notion that my constantly-evolving diversity would be interesting, so they did a story on me. As a pre-emptive measure, I’d like to say to those that actually take the time … Continue reading

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VIDEO: One routine from my show

So I didn’t foist my one-man show, A Brief History of Deception–onto the public for the first time so I could also be equally-traumatized with the logistics tied in with filming a show.  But Peter, my sound tech, was kind … Continue reading

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I had a song come to me in my sleep, and Adele isn’t going to get away with stealing it

  So it’s a well-known fact that the majority of my creative inertia comes during the night. I’ve had moments of epiphany that are unrivaled right after a good night’s rest. It is common knowledge that I wrote the song … Continue reading

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