Song du Jour: “Blackout”

July 29, 2010 |

Here’s the latest Song du Jour…. #14. It’s called Blackout. I done filled up my hard drive so I’m having issues with video so this is just audio for now…. Click and listen!


The power went out She got … Read More

Song du Jour: “Air Train”

July 3, 2010 |

Here’s the latest Song du Jour. It’s called “Air Train”. It’s just in audio version because I am too lazy to take a video of it right now. But I have another one for next week that will be special … Read More

Ned Ryerson Speaks

June 2, 2010 |

Porter threw me something the other day. Which now I obsessed with listening to. It’s like when I started watching the Wire. I’m a man possessed. What is it?

It’s this podcast. It’s called “The Tobolowsky Files” and … Read More


May 11, 2010 |

Kenny turned me on to this documentary. It’s troubling but really really good. It’s about the Sonics being moved to Oklahoma. Directed by Jason Reid. Check it.

Sonicsgate SD Full Version from sonicsgate on Vimeo.

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My Mom

March 30, 2010 | | 6 Comments

Patricia Alice Shelkey

October 26, 1940 – March 15, 2010

Patricia Alice Shelkey was born on October 26, 1940.  Just before Halloween.  Which is appropriate I think.  Because Halloween was one of her favorite holidays.  When we were … Read More

Back On The Bus

February 14, 2010 |

I was thinking about that expression the other day. “Throwing someone under the bus”. Where did it come from? Was there a situation where some people were on a bus and it became necessary for the rest of the people … Read More

Kissing In Precipitation

February 4, 2010 |

You know, everybody talks about how kissing in the rain is so romantic. Or when it’s snowing. Nobody ever talks about kissing when it’s hailing.

That’s because it’s not.

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Song du Jour: If I Could Say Goodbye

February 2, 2010 |

Here is week 5 of Song du Jour. It’s called “If I Could Say Goodbye”. Not much to say about it, but I’ve had this progression for a little while and a suggestion of a melody so this morning I … Read More


January 28, 2010 |

As unlikely as I thought it would ever be, I’ve taken up golf here in LA. But only in the smallest of ways. Every week, a bunch of us get together and play at the little 9 hole par 3 … Read More

The Clown Room

January 25, 2010 |

An item of interest in our little ‘hood… Jumbo’s Clown Room. What is it? Apparently, it’s some sort of bikini bar ala Deno’s Party Room in New York. But I’m fascinated by it and have to go one of these … Read More