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The Fast-Talking Year of 1989

In the last year of the penultimate decade of the 20th century, fast talking and singing gripped the nation. Continue reading

How Bands and Start Ups Are Similar

There are several parallels to being in a band and being in a start up. Continue reading

Thought Exercise For A Summer Sunday – Five Artists

You get five artists to listen to for the rest of your life. Who do you choose? Continue reading

Thanksgiving Tradition

Every Thanksgiving in NYC (since I’ve only lived in this area, not sure if Alice’s gets played around the nation – do they play the song where you live?) at 12:00pm, radio stations play Arlo Guthrie’s classic, Alice’s Restaurant. No matter what I’m doing, I make sure to sit on my parent’s old, yet incredibly … Continue reading

C’est Magnifique

This past week, I made the trek from Brooklyn to Flushing to hear my 92 year-old grandfather sing. When he turned 75, he decided he wanted to participate in his senior center’s annual recital. Imagine a recital for your 7 year-old – with the off-key singing and do-overs due to forgotten lyrics – and you … Continue reading