Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Difference in Perspective

Growing up, people always told me, “Shoot for the moon! Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” I imagine this phrase has a very different meaning for astronauts.

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Live Performance of the Week: ‘King Tut” by Steve Martin

While a bit of a departure from the rock-centric clips I normally feature, this video features comedian Steve Martin in his prime. Here, Martin, a powerhouse host of Saturday Night Live back when it was actually live, graces us with an “educational” song about the ancient Egyptian culture. Also. you may recognize the saxophonist in the sarcophagus as “Blue Lou” Marini from The Blues Brothers.

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Live Performance of the Week: “When Love Comes to Town” by U2 feat. B.B. King

You would be hard pressed to find two guys with less similar complexions than B.B. and Bono. Regardless, this Rattle and Hum performance showcases, in style, the unbreakable ties between blues and rock and roll.

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Context Is Everything

“John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, his name was my name too,” lamented a father over the grave of his only son.

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