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Black and white photo of guy with big mustache sitting at piano singing
25 October 2016

One of the hallmarks of the Donald Trump campaign, and to a lesser extent the Republican Party, is a call for the end of political correctness. I’ve always...

Four white people standing in a row dressed the same
01 October 2016

Prejudice and bigotry are grievous personality flaws, but I must admit that I applied both to Ages and Ages prior to seeing them live on September 18th....

Sideways view of a bar with guy with guitar on stage lighting is very red
30 August 2016

I’m something of a musical tourist. Once a year or so some friends and I travel to some American city famous for its music – New Orleans, Bakersfield or...

Cover of album
28 July 2016

Several years ago, I had a conversation with Robert Loss, Blind Engineers singer and principal songwriter, about the Bruce Springsteen song “The River.” If...

RNC poster
06 July 2016

In the wake of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ upset victory over the Golden State Warriors, a minor squabble has erupted over the 10-story tall LeBron James...

Old timepiano
02 June 2016

In last month’s article, I made the statement that the Electric Guitar is one of only two true American instruments, the other being the Sousaphone. Of all...

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