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Why business people aren’t “rock stars”

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

For the love of Jimi Hendrix, people: stop the madnessbillie-jo-armstrong.

Robert Durst, HBO and the future of television

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

HBO’s once again changing the way television works. Here’s how.

Released from Exile

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Exile on Main Street

I dropped the needle on the Rolling Stones’ 1972 masterpiece. And everything changed.

Read more about a musical awakening on Midcentury Modern at

Nameless horse, meet aging man

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

If a guy who looks like somebody’s grandfather knows every word to the same song you do, does it mean you’re getting old? I say hell no. Because in life, rationalization is everything. And here’s the video that’s about to be stuck in your brain.

In New Zealand, a blast from the past

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Hey, it’s my first post on, so now I’m pretty much assured of being famous. This one’s about an old-school playground made of metal and concrete. And why the kids here in New Zealand love it.