Music

Helpless

Helpless

In which I find creation like gardening, and wish my thumb were more green than greenish-black...
Time Flies

Time Flies

In which I reminisce about the good ol' days of radio, and admit that I might have a problem with nostaligia...
The Joys of Sharing

The Joys of Sharing

In which I bitch about your car stereo volume and government intrusion in our lives, and find myself really craving a cigarette...
The (overly)Examined Life

The (overly)Examined Life

In which I try to break it all down, figure out why I like what I like, and put it all back together.
Not-So-High Fidelity

Not-So-High Fidelity

In which I stand side-by-side with a much more famous and talented writer, and am shamed, but it's okay, because I made a soundtrack just…
Color Me Blind

Color Me Blind

Normally our music blogger, Kenn McCracken examines his own prejudices in light of his mugging in Sept. 2011 and the whirlpool media and societal reaction…
Running to Stand Still

Running to Stand Still

In which I wax rhapsodic about drinking, envy, writer's block, reincarnation, and the downside of being Kurt Cobain.
Anyone Can Play Guitar (redux)

Anyone Can Play Guitar (redux)

Thanks to technology, the potential for creative exposure through movies, music, and writing is now open to more people than ever. Is it good, bad,…
Starting with the man in the mirror…

Starting with the man in the mirror…

It's part of the examined life, knowing your motivation for doing what you do. So what exactly is it you're doing? And why? No, seriously…