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02 May 2019

Weddings, over the years, have been something of a pain in the ass. From time to time I’ve done everything from a Catholic Church to a cornfield, and it’s...

Three white men dressed in blue jeans and black T-shirts with withe baseball caps and little white tabs around them like they are cut-out paper dolls standing outside on the grass under a big black sign that says Hellroys is Real
03 April 2019

Everyone who read the adventures of Peter Pan knows the directions to Neverland – first star on the left and straight on ‘til morning. But after a heavy...

Black and white photo of room with lots of guitars and a banjo hanging on the wall and other musical instruments
06 February 2019

One month ago, I moved from my beloved Arcadia Avenue to the suburban paradise of Upper Arlington. I had my reasons, and I don’t regret the decision. But I...

Older man with black hat, white hair and beard, sunglasses, sitting on a chair on stage with his arms spread wide with lots of tattoos and a red rock and roll electric guitar on his lap
01 November 2018

One of the unrecognized benefits of music is its value as an anthropological tool. Music functions as the soundtrack of a culture, identifying norms and...

Balding white man with wire rimmed glasses wearing a suit speaking and make a hand gesture
04 October 2018

In early September of this year, the Washington Post created what was called an alternative storytelling issue in which it solicited news stories through...

White man in blue shirt with straw hat with arms folded standing in front of huge mural of Elvis Presley
05 September 2018

In last month’s least surprising news, media sources are reporting that the 2019 Rock on the Range Music Festival will not be moving to Three Creeks Metro...

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