Browsing All posts tagged under »John Lennon«

11/22/83 (My JFK Story)

November 22, 2013


Where were you THAT day? Looking back on recent history there are lots of dark days to choose from. The assassinations of RFK and MLK, the day Nixon resigned, when President Reagan was shot, when you heard Elvis had died, John Lennon had been murdered, the space shuttle disasters, Challenger in ’86, Columbia in ’03. […]

Air Supply Is On Satan’s iPod

March 18, 2013


An old friend reminded me of something my school principal said to me when I was 11 years old. It was in relation to a horrid news story in my local paper about a man who’d been arrested after he (allegedly) intentionally burned his own child with a space heater. I’ll leave the analysis […]

Happy 72nd Birthday John Lennon

October 9, 2012


Happy Birthday Sir Paul

June 18, 2012


On June 18th 1942 the world welcomed future Beatle Paul McCartney. With John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles and with Lennon formed one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century. Following the breakup of the Beatles, McCartney began a solo career […]

Quit playin so dang loud willya?

October 21, 2010


    Why are toys so dang loud? It seems like everything my son loves to play with needs a decibel safety rating. The latest things making me jump out of my skin; a toy police car and police helicopter. The sirens and lights on these toys make me feel as if life has become […]

Losing my dream job and the Conan connection

March 10, 2010


In 2007 I got to live my dream. In March of that year, right after my 37th birthday (March 23 to be exact), I filed my first story as weekend reporter for KTVE NBC 10. A month later I resigned my duties as co-host of the Whipping Boy Show on radio station KXRR Rock 106 […]