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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Since last year’s Independence Day weekend mishap, I’ve grilled with charcoal a few times. The verdict is in. I’m getting another gas grill. I understand the appeal of charcoal, but a gas grill’s advantages are just too numerous. I like that it’s ready to cook on in 10 minutes instead of 30 (or longer). I […]
Now this is more like it. These are tough, man. (I linked the photos to each manufacturer’s racing site. If you want to see them a little larger, right-click and click View Image.) Nineteen days!