In which we discuss a variety of subjects: Is rock music dead? Does baseball suck? What is the best word in the English language? Should Google open brick-n-mortar stores? It’s a wild, free-associative trip down Cultural Commentary Lane.
Baseball is not life. It is, however, an outstanding primer for how “life” works. Economics, probability, the nature of chance and trying to understand why any given event ever happens–it’s all philosophy, in the end, wrapped up inside a simple ball-and-stick game. This game will frustrate you. It will break your heart early and often. And then right when you’re […]
I came across this book almost entirely by accident: I realized I’d picked up a follower on Twitter who wrote first-person, true-crime stories. That was sort of “say no more” territory for me for a variety of reasons. What can I say? I am an inveterate reader and Amazon one-click purchasing is dangerous. There might be […]
I aim to use this space to shed light on work–music, writing, visual arts, even guitars and amps and guitar effects–anything that moves me, I will explore why. That, to me, is reviewing.