I have a new single being released on April 16th! It is currently being delivered to Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Tidal, and all of the other usual suspects.
Depending on how deeply you’ve delved into my catalog, this song may be a little different than what you’re used to. But I think it’s a direction I want to pursue a little more.
I’ll be posting more info soon, both here and on my …Read More
Not really going to comment much on this except to say that the document this quote comes from makes fascinating reading in light of the current situation in the United States.
The document, entitled A Psychological Analysis of Adolph Hitler: His Life and Legend, was published in 1943 by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, which was the predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency. A scan of the document itself is found on the …Read More
They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and we’ll get to that in just a little bit. First, though, let me tell you a story about how some things went down here in Italy recently.
Early on in the coronavirus thing, Italy became one of the world’s hotspots. Cases here were surging. There were thousands of new cases a day. Hospitals were overwhelmed. Hundreds of people were dying — every day. It all …Read More
A couple of years ago, before we moved here to Italy, I wondered aloud (well, at least on Facebook) if I would be able to find my favorite drink, Jim Beam Kentucky bourbon, after we got here. I had no idea what kind of alcohol they sold or enjoyed in Italy — well, except good wine and Peroni beer, of course — so I was a little apprehensive that my bourbon cravings might no longer …Read More
When I lived in Gandhi Hall at St. Joe’s in Philly in the early 1970s, there were no cell phones. Instead, we had a single pay phone on the wall in the hallway, shared among 20-some guys.
Let’s stop right here and explain to the youngsters: A “pay phone” was a large, bulky telephone with slots for coins so you could insert money to pay for your phone calls. A local call cost ten cents, …Read More