Good Luck Is The Result of Good Planning

I got a note in my fortune cookie which said, “Good luck is the result of good planning.” Excellent words of advice!

Act 1 of this show has music for a soundtrack to a movie that hasn’t been made.
Act 2 is about being a better person.

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Good Luck Is The Result of Good Planning Playlist

Le SuperHomard – Bituminized
Tariverdiev – Snow over Leningrad
Smokey Bandits – Subway Hustler
Mocean Worker – Out There In The Random
Woods – Sun City Creeps
Alabama Shakes – Don’t Wanna Fight
The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again
Clean Bandit – Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)

Why Holden Caulfield Thinks Shows Are Phony

Why does Holden Caulfield think shows are phony? Because they might be!

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Why Holden Caulfield Thinks Shows Are Phony Playlist

Bon Iver – 8 (circle)
Stephen Steinbrink – Impossible Hand
Christine McVie – And That’s Saying A Lot
The Tornadoes – Bustin’ Surfboards
Aaron Lee Tasjan – On Your Side
Jim James – Here In Spirit
Green Day – Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?

Suicide Lane

suicide lane

I got sideswiped in the center lane of Cottman Ave after making a left off West Laurel Ave. It was a minor fender bender.

When describing the accident to Trisha at the insurance company, she used the expression, “the suicide lane.”

Here’s how it effected me musically.

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Full Suicide Lane Playlist

Jim James – True Nature
GUM – If You’re Gonna Love Again
Jack Wall – Suicide Mission
Amy Rigby – Keep It To Yourself
Johnny Mandel – Suicide Is Painless
War – Slippin’ Into Darkness
Lack Of Afro – Mongrel Strut
Dumpstaphunk – Paper Chasing Britney

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Vinyl Williams – Iguana City
Ryley Walker – I Will Ask You Twice
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions;Kurt Vile – Let Me Get There
The Olympians – Sirens of Jupiter
Andrew Ashong – Special
Glue Trip – Old Blood
Anonima Sequencer – Bhaja Govindam
Moniker – Ancient Stones

Snowy Weekend

Snowy Weekend

Election Special 2016

You made up your mind about this election months ago. All that’s left, is to head to the polls and actually vote. Take a break from the non-stop political news hype, here are 3 things to listen to instead.

99% Invisible Longbox

This podcast explains why REM’s Out of Time was the most politically significant album ever. Check out the liner notes at 99% Invisible or on Slate.

Radiolab – One Vote

If you’re wondering about how influential one vote can be, check out this podcast.

Election Special

This my constantly evolving election mix which has existed in some form or other since 1996. Music about elections, choices, revolutions, common people and the promise of another four years of silly government.

Testing Testimonials

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He Rocks

We love him.

Jack N. (Boulder, CO)
The Overlook Hotel
December 31, 1914
He’s Delicious

And I mean it.

Tiki P. (Lahaina, HI)
Chickie & Pete's
May 30, 2016
A Genius!

Or a sandwich.

Adolph M. (Los Angeles, CA)
Lischmann's Famous Deli
June 6, 2016

Conference Doodles

conference doodles - circles

It’s great to have an opportunity to color and doodle.  Last year, there was play dough on the tables, so I ended up with claymation in a collection called Space Sketches. This year, I tried to keep all the artwork in square boxes.  Most of the pieces are repetitive patterns using colored pen.  By the second day, I decided to push the boundary of squares, and put squares in squares, and try some three dimensional art using post-it notes, pens, paper, and shadows. Finally there are a few photos of found art: the outside, the books and the peeps.

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