Asking for Music as a Gift

Look at these two knuckleheads. Typical teenagers with typical naive teenage dreams and typical teenage hygiene. Hell, one of them (admittedly, me) has the nerve of trying to pass a Fruit of the Loom undershirt as a proper t-shirt. Those smiles aren’t just out of appreciation for the Crocodile Hunter-themed birthday cake in front of … Continue reading Asking for Music as a Gift

Dream Theater – When Dream and Day Unite Ad (Musician magazine)

Here’s a perfect example of the joy I get from reading back issues of music publications.  You see, I have a tendency to tune out commercials when watching television.  When an advertisement is in printed form, I seem to pay more attention for some reason.  In a magazine that’s aimed at music fans and musicians, … Continue reading Dream Theater – When Dream and Day Unite Ad (Musician magazine)

Brockum Rock Cards

Collectable trading cards have been in existence for over 100 years, with some of the earliest examples being ones that came with tobacco products or Cracker Jack snacks.  By the end of the 1980s and into the 1990s, the hobby expanded at a seemingly exponential rate as the marketplace was flooded with product.  It seemed … Continue reading Brockum Rock Cards