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Hello from Guatemala

In Personal on July 29, 2008 at 6:24 pm

Lynn and I are here in beautiful laid back Antigua, Guatemala.  Just wanted to upload some pics before we hit lunch.

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Disney is killing rock music

In Music on July 21, 2008 at 3:58 pm

As asinine and droll as the local Top 40 station is, I’m finding the Disney Channel to be the largest threat to rock music today. The biggest hits among kids lately have been movies and series revolving around music and musicians, starting with “High School Musical” and now with “Jonas Brothers” and “Camp Rock.”

The biggest offender is “Camp Rock.” Imagine the movie “School of Rock” except replace the musical influences of AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath with Avril Lavigne and Kelly Clarkson. It’s not rock music! It should be called “Pop Camp.” Or “Camp with Pop.” Or “Incidental and background distorted electric guitars overshadowed by pop vocals Camp.” Kids who watch “Camp Rock” will think this is rock music! It’s not! Don’t believe the lies!

Not rock:

Is rock:

Watch this

In Music, Personal on July 16, 2008 at 11:29 pm

By Joss Whedon, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, and Patricia Day. If there is any nerd at all in you, you will enjoy it.

Radiohead’s latest music video – House of Cards

In Music on July 14, 2008 at 10:08 pm

Innovative and awesome. Good song to boot.