Movie Review: “Blinded By The Light”

Movie Review: “Blinded By The Light”

If you thought “Yesterday,” “Rocketman,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” were all the movies we’d get based on classic rock, you were wrong. Here comes “Blinded By The Light,” in which Javed, a young Pakistani/British man,...
Movie Review: “David Crosby: Remember My Name”

Movie Review: “David Crosby: Remember My Name”

I have interviewed rock legends Roger McGuinn and Graham Nash many, many times. They both were always cooperative, easy to get along with, and a pleasure to talk to — the kind of guys about whom you’d think if they don’t get along with someone,...
Not Cutting The Cord

Not Cutting The Cord

We haven’t cut the cable in our house, and I don’t see it happening anytime soon. We pay a little under $60/month for about 300 channels (of which, admittedly, we only watch a few dozen), and I’ve been wondering whether it’s worth it. We...
Wrong Again

Wrong Again

Raising the minimum wage to $15/hour will cost jobs and close businesses. That was the line taken by all sorts of pundits who will now have to come up with excuses for why they’re wrong. It turns out that in our largest city, New York, giving restaurant workers...
Five Random Thoughts

Five Random Thoughts

“The Hunt,” a movie set for release soon, has been pulled by the studio because it’s about people being hunted by others with guns. That’s the America we live in today: make sure people don’t see that movie, but don’t do anything about the actual guns!...
Truly Dumb Songs

Truly Dumb Songs

I see that the band War, which had a few hits in the late seventies, is playing one of the St. Louis casinos tonight. Well, not the whole band. It’s one of the original guys with a new backing group, while the other originals are touring under the name Low...