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Ramblings at the frequency of 30Hz

Why I (mostly) stopped writing about music

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Anyone who has spent any time writing knows that the endeavor is a very solitary activity. When writing and submitting fiction to literary magazations, publishers or agents, there’s no immediate response. Often not even denial. Often there’s just the kind silence that hurts more than negativity.

Record Store Day 2015

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Time for my obligatory Record Store Day 2015 post. I’ll even phone it in. I’m not wild about Record Store Day this year. I’m not plotting and planning and scheming how to get those elusive gems that I’m sure will walk out the door after the first few customers. At this point, I participate in Record Store Day for tradition… Read more »

Rancho Deluxe, etc.: The Best Things I Watched This Week

Rancho Deluxe

I haven’t ponied up for a BTIWTW post in a few weeks, but this week I was inspired to return to the typewriter by a treasure trove of “Best Things.” This collection will run the gamut of movies to talk shows to sports highlights to one specific movie trailer that I guarantee gave people of a certain age some serious… Read more »

30/007Hz 2015 TCM Film Festival Post-Mortem

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If I were to summarize my experience at the 2015 TCM Film Festival in an image… [I typed this up on my phone from the airport terminal before my red eye flight home on Sunday night. I wrote it as an email to my family, many of whom had not heard from me in days.]   I’ve arrived at the… Read more »

TCM Film Festival 2015 @ 30/007Hz

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For Christmas my wife shocked me with a pass to the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. The event takes place March 26th to the 29th, which means I’ll be journeying across country to Los Angeles in just a couple of days to partake of the cinematic masochism. I’ll be meeting up with my father-in-law to be my movie buddy for… Read more »