LISTEN, HEAR: 19 FAVORITE ARTISTS

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Sixty-three years to accumulate and one anguished day to narrow down my 19 favorite musical artists — as of December 2017. For the record, my criteria considered originality, influence, quality musicianship and songwriting, and consistency. The Beatles (because, they are)…

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SOME THINGS SHOULD NOT BE DEBATABLE

By | Culture | 4 Comments

Partisanship, polarization, propaganda. With diametrically opposing, often obfuscating viewpoints asserted on every issue of consequence these days, it is more difficult than ever to decipher the good and truthful from the bad and fake. Objective news coverage, reasoned debate, reasonable…

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