It’s long past time to discuss President Biden’s obvious mental decline

The media doesn’t seem to care, indeed is doing its best to hide it, but we cannot have a President doddering around a stage, shaking hands with the empty air without serious repercussions.  Talk of the 25th Amendment was all the rage when President Trump was in office.  We need some of that now, fast,… Continue reading It’s long past time to discuss President Biden’s obvious mental decline

Bruce Springsteen’s Atlantic City:  The personal and the universal connect in a timeless and versatile classic

The entire Nebraska album was recorded by Bruce Springsteen alone in his house on a 4-track cassette.  At points, you can hear the creak of the rocking chair he sat in, but these meager beginnings do not limit the songs’ collective scope, power, and impact.  “Atlantic City” combines it all in one haunting track. Bruce… Continue reading Bruce Springsteen’s Atlantic City:  The personal and the universal connect in a timeless and versatile classic

Duran Duran: Still the greatest pop band on the planet bar none

The legendary “Fab Five” released their 15th studio album, “Future Past,” earlier this year, celebrating their 40th anniversary by continuing to push the limits of popular music and even music videos, proving once again they are without a doubt the best pop band on the planet.  It helps that they actually write and play their… Continue reading Duran Duran: Still the greatest pop band on the planet bar none

Springsteen’s Ghosts: Living proof that a truly great rock song can be written in any era by an artist of any age

To my knowledge, there aren’t many arena rock anthems about dead musicians haunting the singer, but somehow Springsteen manages to pull it off by blending the old and the new, combining old things in new ways in classic form.  Who says an artist can’t produce some of their best work at 70 years old? It’s… Continue reading Springsteen’s Ghosts: Living proof that a truly great rock song can be written in any era by an artist of any age