Finding Comfort in Dark Music

Give this one a read! Great writeup on (mostly) bands I have never heard by a dear friend who might be guesting on an upcoming blog series soonish….

Inches on the Reel-to-Reel


This is version 2 of this blog. The original, abandoned 10 years ago now, was a disorganized mess, so I am resurrecting it as a music blog. Because if there’s one thing that has helped keep me sane in the midst of a deadly global pandemic, it has been music.

And, boy have I been listening to a lot of music! New music. Old music. Weird music. All the music! So, without further ado, let’s look at some of the sounds that have helped me through the last year and a half:

Portishead – Third(2008, Mercury Records)

I have been a fan of Portishead since I first heard “Sour Times” on the radio. The first two albums got a lot of play, and fueled my interest in other trip-hop artists such as Sneaker Pimps, U.N.K.L.E., and Massive Attack. However, upon its release, Third fell completely flat. After such…

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Finding Answers through PopCulture: The Resilience of mankind against insurmountable odds. (or how to be a hero in the time of Covid-19) 

In our new reality we are faced with one of the biggest threats we have seen in modern times. This new Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is hitting us all with a ferocity the likes very few of us have ever seen and every day it feels like being on the bridge of the Enterprise waiting for the next damage report to come in. While it is scary and uncertainty abounds, is in times like this that I can only fall back on my pop culture knowledge, specifically that of horror and science fiction.

The Vehicle That Beat Them All. A Review of Maserati: A Hundred Years Against All Odds

Since the dawn of its invention, cars have been considered a luxury. However, in recent decades the tides have shifted and having a car to drive is no longer seen as a status of social standing, now it’s the type of car that tells the world about who you are. During my 20 years on … Continue reading The Vehicle That Beat Them All. A Review of Maserati: A Hundred Years Against All Odds

Star Trek: Primed for it’s biggest comeback yet.

Exploring how Star Trek could make a comeback that could even rival that of the MCU.