Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Great Chameleon Leaves Us Part 2: A Bowie Primer

Birth of a Legend: The Classic ’70s I realize by now many of us may be feeling Bowied-out with the global media coverage following his death, but I wanted to offer my take on a Bowie Listener’s Guide. Taste in … Continue reading

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The Great Chameleon Leaves Us

Rock’s great chameleon—David Bowie—is dead. When the news was gently broken to me Monday morning, I wept. And I’m the furthest thing from a celebrity whore—I couldn’t care less about the lives of the rich and famous. But this is … Continue reading

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2015: The Turnaround Year? Part 2: Hopeful Signs

You can almost feel the current flowing You can almost hear the circuits blowing It’s a far cry from the world We thought we’d inherit —Rush, Far Cry   ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers— That perches in the soul— … Continue reading

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