Thursday, March 30, 2017

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin.

Tweet ( My wife and I went to see Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro. It was based upon James Baldwin’s writings and life experiences. It uses archival footage of Baldwin, pictures and footage of American history and Samuel L. Jackson’s voice reading and sharing some of Baldwin’s thoughts and writings to tell […]

Want To Learn An Instrument? Here’s How To Pick One.

February 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There is a reason that music is popular all across the world: everyone enjoys it to some extent or other. As a natural form of human communication, music is one of those things that brings people together in whatever form it might appear in. If you have always wanted to learn an instrument, but […]

Super Bowl Crashers the Political way.

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The exciting recent Super Bowl meant that fans paid more attention to the game than to the commercials. But there were some doozies, including the 84 Lumber commercial that sympathetically depicted a Latina mother and her young daughter trying to cross the border and enter America, only to encounter a foreboding wall. Hint, hint: […]

Fitting In the Right Pieces – One at a Time.

Tweet ( A game to test the ingenuity or intellect of a person is commonly called a puzzle. Puzzles have been there since time immemorial and have served varying purposes from a recreational activity to a wartime strategy. The difficulty levels also began varying in terms of situations and so did the complexity of the same. […]

Music: The Secret Weapon Of The Writer.

November 23, 2016 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Motivation and inspiration can be tricky beasts to get your hands on. If you’re a writer, there are few things more dreaded than the blank page. But there’s a secret weapon that a lot of wordsmiths find truly effective in opening those writing floodgates. As if the title didn’t spoil it for you, […]

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