Soon to be published to the band’s website and Facebook page: Remember back to a time when vinyl records were the definitive way to hear music—the click of the needle and the crackling that only comes from listening to a record on a turntable. The time when bands like The Who, The Stones, and Led … More The Pinx Band Biography
I have recently become a HUGE fan of Bloglovin and I’m hoping you guys can follow me there. It’s wonderful and so easy to use! It organizes all of your favorite blogs you follow in one place, sorting out all of the read from the unread posts, so it’s easy to maintain and not miss … More Bloglovin
A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
Originally published here for Ruckus Magazine. Douglas Brake of Douglas Brake and the Sizzle, Hiss, Pop Band didn’t just wake up one day and say, “Hey, I should write and play kid music.” It happened organically, late one night while Brake was trying to get his then-1-year-old son to fall asleep. “I ran out of songs … More Douglas Brake’s organic fall into children’s music
Yesterday, Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers, (Tom and Ray Magliozzi) who always warn their listening audience, “Don’t drive like my brother! And don’t drive like my brother!” announced to the world they were retiring in September after their 25-year run of hosting their radio show “Car Talk” on NPR. I found out they were … More I’m going to miss listening to “Cahhh Talk on NP-Ahhhh”
‘Napalm Girl’: An Iconic Image Of War Turns 40 : NPR. NPR’s “Weekend Addition” had a segment this morning on the 40th anniversary of the iconic “Napalm Girl” photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut. The article (linked above) on NPR’s website was taken from their radio segment and is a quick, intriguing read … More ‘Napalm Girl’: An Iconic Image Of War Turns 40 : NPR
Originally published in Ruckus Magazine. When Jill Smokler found out she was pregnant, she had a “hysteria inducing, this-cannot-be-happening-to-me, why-did-I-not-triple-up-on-the-birth-control shock that rocked [her] selfish, skinny life to the very core.” Her life consisted of working, shopping, eating out with her husband, drinking with friends and shopping some more. Surprisingly, once her first child was … More Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler