Reunion tours and anniversary reissues are quite commonplace in the music world, yet this year marks a major anniversary for a very major band in rock history and odds are … Continue Reading Van Halen: 40 Years
(pinterest.com) A couple weeks ago I had a guest speaker from an area college come to speak to my 11th graders. I had the same guy present last year. This … Continue Reading Best Concerts
kerrang.com When I first heard Chris Cornell had passed away, my first thought was “The good Lord decided it was time for his beautiful voice to “Say Hello 2 Heaven.” … Continue Reading Chris Cornell
In my last post I blogged about the 2018 Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. This of course got me thinking about some of the bands we didn’t see that evening. … Continue Reading Rock Hall Snubs
Last weekend HBO once again aired the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. Hall of Fame inductions are certainly subjective, possibly corporate political, and to many folks just … Continue Reading 2018 Rock Hall
consequenceofsound.net This weekend HBO broadcasted the 2017 Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Featured among the newly enshrined was Seattle’s Pearl Jam. The actual ceremony took place back on … Continue Reading From Seattle to the Hall
Monday, February 6, 2017 Is Rock N’ Roll Dead? Image Credit: dreamstime.com So this year’s Super Bowl halftime show featured an exciting show by the talented Lady Gaga. I found … Continue Reading Is Rock N’Roll Dead?
For those who have ever read my blog, you know I rarely if ever touch politics. It’s toxic. It’s dividing. It’s as we say….polarizing. It’s certainly a problem. It’s much … Continue Reading Fixing The Mess That Is American Politics
“To Sling or not to Sling……?” That is the question I’d been pondering for awhile. Actually, the real question was if I’d had enough of high-cost monthly bills from my … Continue Reading Cutting the Cord
Being a teacher, the end of the year brings the end of the semester. This of course means a little time off before the new year and semester two. Having … Continue Reading Catching Up On Entertainment Offerings
This year marked one of the craziest off-seasons of star player movement I can ever recall in the NBA. Now that all the major pieces have settled into place we … Continue Reading NBA’s Wild Off-Season
Note: First time in a while since I chimed in on the ol’ blog. When I started this two-plus years ago I envisioned blogging on a regular basis. Turns out … Continue Reading Life vs. Art
My 6th hour class and I had an interesting, albeit, off-topic conversation today. If you had a one-way ticket on a time machine, would you go back in time, or … Continue Reading Favorite Decade of Your Life?
I like to think I don’t get surprised often. At least not positively surprised. While on vacation this week, my wife and I finally got caught up on the first … Continue Reading The Walking Dead
The first Monday following the conclusion of the NFL’s regular season……a day known to head coaches as “Black Monday.” Most seasons see around seven or eight coaching changes. As of … Continue Reading Annual NFL Coaching Carousel
So Christmas Eve and Christmas Day have passed. Each year the cable and satellite stations treat us to the usual collection of classic Christmas movies. A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas … Continue Reading Die Hard: 30 Years