Posts made in January, 2012

Two From Seger

Posted on Jan 14, 2012

Two From Seger

Two of my all-time favorites from Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. Enjoy.

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It’s a Beautiful Day

Posted on Jan 12, 2012

It’s a Beautiful Day

On this day seven years ago I lost my mother to cancer. My mom passed away in her bed, surrounded by her family, exactly one month shy of her 70th birthday.

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PODCAST: Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds

Posted on Jan 11, 2012

PODCAST: Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds

On Monday night, September 7, 1964, history was made when this political ad was broadcast on NBC. It aired only once. Just one time. But that was all it took. It was a game-changer. Politics in America has not been the same since. Listen to the true story behind the infamous and historic Daisy Petals ad.

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Chuck Berry and “Flash” Roseberry

Posted on Jan 10, 2012

Chuck Berry and “Flash” Roseberry

Award-winning Charlottesville photographer Ed Roseberry captured this classic image of musician Chuck Berry during a performance at the University of Virginia's Easter's Dance in April 1965.

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When Content Becomes Form

Posted on Jan 8, 2012

When Content Becomes Form

There is that moment at the end of Act I in La Boheme, about half a minute into "O Soave Fanciulla" (Oh, sweet girl), when art reveals the magnitude of its true power, when the perfect rhythm is struck and all else becomes an echo of that moment.

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