Sunday, December 4, 2016

Ear Witness

Wednesday, May. 25, 2016

I’ve had the title of this column in my head for over a month.  Probably came out of all the “transgender” news, tweets and bathroom chatter.  I dunno..just popped out.

What would that mean in the realm of popular music—“transgenre”?

And I thought, it’s when an artist we’ve...

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

I don’t pretend to be versed in the complete body of musical and visual works of David Bowie, the seminal artist whom the Universe lost to cancer a few days ago.  Yet, like millions of my fellow humans, I was stunned and saddend by the news of his death.  When...

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Peace On Earth.  No, seriously…

As you well know, normally at this time of year I can be found hanging out in the mall, mouthing the words to Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmas Time”, or Wham’s “Last Christmas,” unashamed of how ridiculous I must look, a grown man in his ugly sweater,...

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

There’s been a great deal of speculation about who will perform at the halftime show for Super Bowl 50 (or, as we say in ancient Rome, Super Bowl L).  I mean, the Big Five-O…gotta be BIGGERBETTER than ever, right?  Billboard reported in September that...