Lennon’s killer in new parole bid

I say let ’em stay a bit longer. . . “Mark Chapman, the man who killed Beatle John Lennon, faces his third parole hearing next week.” [Read the article from BBC News here] Also check out this article on recent developments regarding the FBI’s MI5 file on the late great. more…

Wilco, again.

I’m just bunny hoppin’ off of one of the elite mp3 sites out there (can’t remember if it was Tofu, Fuzzy or *6eyes), but regardless of who you must check out these live tracks of a recent Wilco concert dated 9/22/04 in Nashville.  It’s put up by a site called Aging Rapidly.  Great sound as…

More Fuel for the Firestorm

On Saturday I attended one of the many political fund raisers for John Kerry (or better said: the Anti-Bushers). At this party a couple had driven all the way up from LA to sell t-shirts with all the proceeds going to progressive political groups. Their company is called Clothing of the American Mind. Here are…

Life of Meaning: Part 4

For the past four years I’ve been a genuine fan of the Oakland Athletics.  It was a hard transition for a man born in Queens, NY who grew up a Yankee fan (that’s right, not a Mets fan) to make the transition.  Now a transplanted San Franciscan (not a total Giants fan either), my life…

David Singer

I’ve alway’s loved the sounds that come out of Chicago.  It’s a town that’s given us the likes of Tortoise, the Sea & Cake, Jim O’Rourke and countless other innovators of the new pop.  One less known artist by the name of David Singer brings together a sound that is not entirely Chicago, but a…