Monthly Archives: December 2019

Just What I Need…

… for listening to “Rats’ Revenge, Parts I and II“. I know the article says the headphones cost $80K, but that’s Australian. Here in the States, it’s a mere 55 grand or so. So if you’re a hedge fund manager who … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: One to Go Edition

I’ve given and graded three of my four finals — the last one is tomorrow, and then the rest is mopping up. So how about a little catching up? *** I took Mr. Block to the train station Friday night … Continue reading

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A Farewell

I was disappointed to learn over the weekend that Timothy Gassen had died after a short illness. Mr. Gassen was an indefatigable voice in the garage rock underground, encouraging musicians around the world  to keep the musical spirit of 1966 … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition

I’ve made it through a wave of Gradeapalooza this weekend, with a couple more to go in the next week-and-a-half. But at this moment, I’m in the trough between waves, so here we go… *** Thanksgiving Day was quiet — … Continue reading

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