If it wasn’t for the dreads, no one would know whether this photo was of Lenny in ’93 or Lenny in 2016.
1992-the year I fell in love with Toad The Wet Sprocket (and more).
Episode 3 of the Jheri Curl Chronicles is up, and we’re going from Jamaica (the island) to Jamaica (NY), with a stop to pick up George Benson.
A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Damn, there was a lot of good music made in 1982.
Daryl and John have been on my mind a lot these past few days…
(2015, Episode 4) Last week, I posted the first portion of our 2-part series celebrating all that was great (and a few things that weren’t) about 1990. While the first part focused heavily on film and TV, most of this second part is dedicated to our bread and butter-music. Here’s some of what gets discussed by Big Money , Michael Parr , Dr. Z and The Packet Man (Michael Cunningham) in this episode: The Milli Vanilli Lip Sync Scandal: And how no one thought it odd that people who barely […]
I’ve been thinking recently about thought suppression. I’m pretty sure anyone who has been through a traumatic incident has done it, even if they’re not aware of it. Something painful or uncomfortable pops into your head, you reflexively think of something else to try to eliminate that painful feeling as quickly as possible. What may seem like general absentmindedness to the casual observer may actually be a lot more involved than that. What’s my point? I’m not sure, actually. (updated: […]
Have you had your funk today?
A rare interview given by Michael Jackson during his first blush with adult solo success has surfaced. Give it a listen.
Alan Jackson famously asked “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” in a hit single, and while the world didn’t come to a full stop on September 11th, 2011, we did witness the largest-ever full scale attack on America. 10 years later, much has changed beyond the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. Long lines for security at airports are the norm these days. Muslims have become Public Enemy #1. The terror alert system instituted immediately after the […]