Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Silent Night”, 2010

A fellow guitarist posted a video of  Lil’ Wayne guitarist Jarius Mozee ( in a Facebook music group, and commented that Mozee’s “tremolo chords” reminded him of me. I took this as a pretty serious compliment (watch the vids – … Continue reading

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Classically lame: The most bogus claim in the music business (Slate, 7/12/05)

I thought of this piece during a conversation with a writer friend on the merits of the term “Classical Literature”. He felt the term should apply only to the works of the Classical era ( that of the ancient Greeks … Continue reading

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Post-Meltdown Conversational Etiquette for the Compulsive Wiseass

Lesson 14 How to keep the customer in front of you on the checkout line from popping a cap in your ass Checkout line dude: “This country is going to Hell. It’s getting harder and harder for average people like … Continue reading

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