The world is in mourning at the news of Robin Williams death yesterday, taken apparently by his own hand.
RIP Mr Williams.
Largely unknown and under appreciated deep soul musician Lee Moses is one of the best lost gems of soul music.
“[…] think your best thoughts, speak your best words, work your best works, looking to your own conscience for approval.” – Susan B Anthony
This young woman is amazing. Like Jon Stewart, I’m left speechless too after hearing this interview with Malala Yousafzai.
“Being like everybody is the same as being nobody.” – Rod Serling
The life and times of Rod Serling, creator of The Twlight Zone, writing genius.
Happy Birthday Buk, you old fool. I designed the image above using one of my favorite images of the late and great poet deadbeat laureate master, Henry Charles Bukowski. Being that Bukowski is one of my top three favorite authors of all time, I think of August 16th as something of a holiday. And so:…
RIP Charles Bukowski – “We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us.”
“There’s a mockingbird behind my house who’s a musician of the highest degree. And i swear i heard him rip the world apart and sew it back again with his fiery melody.” – Mexican Blue
A short compilation of some of my favorite & most inspiring chick music, in no particular order because i love all of their music for different reasons.
That’s right- it’s Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday! Or as I lovingly refer to it as, Bob Dylan Day. “I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.” – Bob Dylan And anyone who knows me knows that to me, Dylan is basically more of a religion than a musician. The man…
I have a definite love for Johnny Cash, & have had for years. My earliest memories of Cash were when my grandfather would play songs for me on his Gibson Acoustic-Elecric guitar. Cash died about a month after my grandfather, so i’ve always associated him as a kind of wise, role model type figure.
BETTER KNOWN AS HOWLIN’ WOLF: Chester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976), was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player.
“I am the most tired woman in the world. I am tired when I get up. Life requires an effort I cannot make. Please give me that heavy book. I need to put something heavy like that on top of my head. I have to place my feet under the pillows always, so as to…
This is Magritte’s piece, The Treachery of Images. The joke is that, of course, the words translate to, “This is not a pipe.” It’s perfect. Because it’s blatantly honest: we’re not looking at a pipe, but the depiction of a pipe.