The Tragedy of the Oldies Station

Van Morrison’s Virgo Clowns. Janis Joplin’s Down on Me. Melanie’s Candles in the Rain. These are three songs of decades past that come to mind whenever I think about the dismal reality of Oldies Radio in this country. Unfortunately, the reason they come to mind is that they are great … Continue reading

Heal Racial Nightmares by Waking Up

I once wrote an article with the title, “Psychology, Not Politics Drives Human Affairs.” It dealt with something that ought to be obvious, but isn’t – that we spend most of our time dealing with superficial things while ignoring our deeper nature (which drives everything.) We devote our lives to … Continue reading

Ebola-Mania is in a State of Collapse

Shouldn’t we be chest-deep in Ebola cases by now? Fear-mongers whipped up a nationwide frenzy this year over a non-existent Ebola epidemic in America. It was entirely politically motivated. Incredibly, Rush Limbaugh and Michael Savage thundered that President Obama is deliberately trying to start an Ebola epidemic in America to … Continue reading

Robin Williams, After Some Time for Thinking

Even if you weren’t Robin Williams’ biggest fan you could probably appreciate the phenomenon of high speed inventive humor that launched him originally. The imagination of the man was a force of nature. The quickness of it, and the length of time with which he could sustain that rapid unspooling … Continue reading