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Institutionalized

Some songs just have a life of their own. They become a part of your existence and it never even occurs to you that they could be anything but the best song ever. Such a song is “Institutionalized” by a band … Continue reading

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A Confession Regarding The Ramones

I have a confession, and it is likely to shock some, but I feel it must be said: I have never listened to a Ramones album. There. It’s out. I have no explanation for this, it’s not like I dislike … Continue reading

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NIN… Apologies A Statement And A Question…

So, didn’t I just mention that I was waiting for my vinyl copy of “Not The Actual Events” EP from Nine Inch Nails a couple posts ago? Call it synchronicity, but the very next day I received an e-mail about … Continue reading

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Live With Max ! 6/2/2017

Max hit the airwaves at 11 PM on Friday night (6/2/2017) on WSUM. His show is tentatively titled “Live With Max” and despite raising him on classic rock and 90’s grunge and alternative… he plays Hip Hop. That’s cool, I’m … Continue reading

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More In The Series Of Rock And Roll Pictures

As I was walking into a car dealership recently, despite being in full view of several of the guys working there, I stopped to take a picture. I stopped in my tracks when I saw this and couldn’t resist. Industrial? … Continue reading

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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life (Part 2) – Preshow

Tonight is the night. My son Max will be on the radio at WSUM. He has completed his training, and gotten a show slot. Friday nights from 11 t0 midnight! http://wsum.org/player       to listen live or the studio     http://wsum.org If you … Continue reading

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My Favorite Meeting Room Ever!

I noticed the significance of this meeting room straight away, but it took a few times going there to think of taking a picture. More a caricature, but you get the idea. Rock on Institute For Clinical And Translational Research. … Continue reading

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