fallen icons

This was going to be a post about my most recent cycling adventures, but that will have to wait. This week has seen the deaths of three pop culture icons who resonated in my life: Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson, as well as the news that Walter Cronkite…

too damn early

Saw my first Christmas-themed advert on TV this morning - from Hallmark, of course. It scared the pants off of me. Please, it's too early to market for the holiday season. Sure, it's November (and welcome to it), but it's just too damn early.

tuesday quick quips

Some things that have crossed my mind today: WAMU's decision to relegate their bluegrass programming to the HD range is flat-out stupid. The powers-that-be at WAMU continue to prove that they know how to implode a local radio station, creating more of the same (political talk radio and over-syndicated NPR…

again, olbermann is spot-on

Keith Olbermann is a rare entity in journalism these days: a man who knows no fear, and who is willing to speak things that the corporate shills who run the major media outlets dare not say for fear of offending the Bush propaganda machine. And last night, as he has…

talkin’ pepper

Sgt. Pepper, that is. Check out my latest post over at Selective Service. Anything else to report? Not really. Did a lot of homework tonight. Glad to see that MSNBC canned Imus. Besides: how exciting is it to watch a radio show? There's a reason the epithet "a face made…