Date: 8/21/17 To: All madmen, drummers, bummers, Indians in the summer, teenage diplomats, all-hot half-shots, fleshpot mascots, young Scotts with a slingshot, bloodshot forget-me-nots, brimstone baritone anti-cyclone rolling stone preachers from the East, new-mown chaperones, fresh-sown moonstones, silicone sisters, manager's misters, Go-Cart Mozarts, Early-Pearlies, hazards from Harvard, backyard bombadiers, dudes with a calling card, shooting … Continue reading Memo: re the solar eclipse
I'm not a potential criminal, but I can't help feeling like the psycho killer in the song of the same name by the Talking Heads: I can't seem to face up to the facts I'm tense and nervous and I can't relax I can't sleep 'cause my bed's on fire Don't touch me I'm a … Continue reading “I’ll have an order of anxiety, with a side of existential panic.”
I had a biopsy done today. "Just routine" they say. I guess I'll find out next week. I've reached the age where procedures are more numerous and hence often routine. Knock wood. Postscript: no problems!
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play a show in Albany on Tuesday May 14th. So the questions begin: Will Tom Morello be playing w/ the band as he has on the South Africa/Australia tour? How many songs from "High Hopes" will they be playing? He's been doing up to 6 per show. … Continue reading Bruce and the E Street Band Spring Tour In Albany!
Like all New Yorkers, I've been bombarded by the new ads for the Lottery, promoting their scratch off games with the tagline: "What would you think about, if you didn't have to think about money?" The longtime advertising agency for the Lottery has a sure and humorous touch: But the Lottery is not just "a … Continue reading Think Differently
While I might not have been actually filming my blog, I've been in a Tumblr/Facebook-induced blogging stupor. Playing with the pretty pictures and reblogging other people's memes and profundities got the best of me this year. But I've actually missed stringing words together and making cogent arguments on real (or imagined) issues of import. So, … Continue reading Did You Miss Me?