Still Special Forty Years Later

Forty years later, here’s how the Pretenders song, “Brass In Pocket,” was suddenly added to so many radio stations’ playlists and helped change a format.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

I had to smile at this paragraph from an obituary of Allee Willis, who wrote the “Friends” TV theme song and the Earth, Wind, & Fire hit “September.”

Lock Up Those Phones

After experiences at two recent concerts, my desire to have venues lock up the phones of attendees — to keep them from annoying the rest of us — has only grown exponentially.