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Pop Goes Lenny

I recently had an epiphany, thanks to Lenny. Sure, 95% of pop music is dross. But if you don’t keep your ears and mind open, you’ll miss the 5% that counts. I think that’s wise counsel for writing as well. … Continue reading

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Writing in Ink

For a long time I was agnostic about tattoos. I understood their tribal value in many cultures and subcultures, including bikers and hobos. But consumer society and the attendant rise of modern celebrity culture have turned me against tattoos. It … Continue reading

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The Air In Between

Daniel Lanois is a legend in Canadian music. If Gram Parsons tried to create a Cosmic Americana, Lanois has certainly created a Cosmic Canadiana. His mid-tempo productions are full of ghosts and echoes and strange vibrations that haunt the ears … Continue reading

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