Worth watching: documentary about rebel radio

New Wave: Dare To Be Different seen on basic cable (MTVClassic?) This documentary tells the story of renegade radio station WLIR of New York. They were one of the first radio stations in the US to play many of the most important bands of the late twentieth century. According to Wikipedia, station personnel drove to … Continue reading Worth watching: documentary about rebel radio

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The Unnameable?

Have you noticed people who seem to pronounce their names differently every time they say them? Currently, they are mostly millennials. I dealt with a Kiley/Calley/Kileen situation. I dealt with a Achiote/Selente/Selwanna.* I dealt with a name that sounded like a cat coughing up a furball. All of these people are American born. The co-workers … Continue reading The Unnameable?

Do people with SUVs want to live in tiny houses?

and other thoughts upon waking up at 5 am Live in a climate that historically was milder than San Diego, but it was just plain cold, 50's or below? Getting these 5:00 am cold snaps seems to wake me up. Applied more bed covers and a knit cap. Looked at YouTube videos on a low … Continue reading Do people with SUVs want to live in tiny houses?

LaMarca Prosecco is made by Gallo, & it’s bad

Prosecco is a sparkling white wine from Italy. LaMarca Prosecco, which is made by Gallo, appears in pretty bottles this time of year in stores in the US. "LaMarca" Prosecco is bad. The flavor has a sulphurous element to it as well a bitter, beer-like component. Waste of a pretty bottle. About ten years ago, … Continue reading LaMarca Prosecco is made by Gallo, & it’s bad

Who is using my YouTube account when I’m not looking?

In my YouTube feed there is a school for hot women looking for rich boyfriends, and tips on how to cure a social disease. Speaking of which, don't ever look at YouTube videos by Owen Benjamin. You'll be subjected to some weird bullshit about a bear rug [don't ask!] and half your feed will be … Continue reading Who is using my YouTube account when I’m not looking?