Tag Archives: John Lennon

No, Charlie ain’t getting paroled. Sheeeeesh.

So I saw this headline on The Globe, a fine newspaper with more journalistic standards than the C.S. Gazette but that doesn’t say much. We’re expected to get our knickers in a knot because, just like every third year for … Continue reading

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Consider the Lilies

My friends are no doubt a scrappy bunch. It’s no big surprise that guys like Jon and Adam and–holy shit–Skip, are pissed off and ready to burn a few barns down, so to speak. I don’t think I need to … Continue reading

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Of thee I Billy Sing

OK, so that was the stupidest title. But the real story is even more stupid.   Australian TV producers were casting for a TeleDocumentary TV series “The Legend of Billy Sing” about a Chinese-Australian soldier who is lauded as a … Continue reading

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There’s an observatory in Texas… Near El Paso

And you’re probably wondering how Climate Change has anything at all to do with that. Fortunately, you have me, and I can tell you. The observatory is in the Davis Mountains, almost to Terlingua, year-round population of 11. In Terlingua, … Continue reading

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Richard Brautigan was my favorite Beatle

You know you’re a Post- Baby Boomer when you had to learn that Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds was not an Elton John song. I remember being told by a nanny that you liked either the Monkeys or the … Continue reading

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The Beatles were counter-revolutionary

Much as the world adores The Beatles, would it not be instructive to note that they led the forces of passivism, and lost, thankfully, to the urgent demands of passionate youth ignited by the imperative to upturn the old world order. Continue reading

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Songs banned by Clear Channel radio stations

As part of the project to mirror web resource material that the media would otherwise hope to bury, here is the list of music recordings which Clear Channel banned from the airwaves of its enormous network of radio stations. On … Continue reading

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