FUTURE… FUTURE….FUTURE... It’s not just the subject of one of my favourite SpongeBob SquarePants moments, but it’s a topic I think about quite a lot. Sure, my mind wanders into thinking of the consequences of various decisions by political leaders or even how my own choices will shape my future, but an old stand-by of … Continue reading The Future of Music: The People’s Almanac Presents The Book Of Predictions
We still can’t enjoy our favourite musicians on tour, but if you are a kid at heart like me with an active imagination, then you can simply take a tour of your room or living space and reenact the live experience. How is that, exactly? I’m a toy collector. Yes, on top of my music, … Continue reading Toys That Rock!
What childhood was complete without having a few pocketbooks scattered throughout your room? They made for a great quick gift idea since they were a fraction of the cost of a full-sized book, and allowed you to keep a reduced book collection in as little as a shoe box versus the necessity of shelving (yes, … Continue reading Collect-A-Books (Music Edition)
Every TV lover has that one program that they fall back to when they can’t think of anything to watch. For me, that tends to be Star Trek more often than not. Some think that the original Star Trek series (and even Trek series that followed) are too nerdy, dated, or not even culturally relevant. … Continue reading Trek Tunes
I’m only weeks removed from having participated in my first fantasy hockey draft, and even as a decades-long fan of the sport I felt I was in way over my head. If we got to draft from the rosters in NHL 95, I’d have had the league locked up before the first puck dropped. Regardless, … Continue reading A Hockey-Music Medley
I've been asked on a number of occasions how I go about discovering music. Someone will learn that I went to a Peter Brotzmann concert, and wonder how the hell I ever heard of a guy like that, or someone might come to my apartment and see that I have an increasingly rare thing called … Continue reading Ways To Discover Music