May 152015
 

It has been many years since I watched first-run network television, so I’m not used to thinking about it. So I forgot Wayward Pines premiered last night. Fortunately, it’s available to see here. This has drawn a lot of comparisons to Twin Peaks, but I see that only superficially in that they’re both “sleepy little […]

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May 132015
 

“My name is Lucifer! Please take my hand!” So sang Ronnie James Dio as I dug Black Sabbath’s Live Evil on my commute recently. I got to thinking about the anti-rock crusaders of my childhood railing against the devil in heavy metal music, and considered that a Black Sabbath album was a place that you […]

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May 122015
 

Nathan is about to be a band kid. Next year he’ll begin playing trumpet in what was known as “A BAND” on my dot matrix-printed schedule at Oxford High School. Football games. Marching competitions. I’m looking forward to living that again, if this time vicariously. (He’ll ride Ol’ Yeller, though. I was part of the […]

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