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90 Years of Top 40 Music Revisited

Ten years ago, I started a project to document and listen to the progress of popular radio from its beginnings in 1925 to the present (well, 2014 at that time). I grabbed a database of Billboard annual rankings and created … Continue reading

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And now, the final frame

So, I guess if nothing else we can use this space for dream interpretation. Last night I dreamt that Amy Winehouse did not die and instead became a professional basketball player. She came to our apartment, and we played guitars … Continue reading

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It was only mostly dead…

There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. With 22 years of crap siting on a server, there was bound to be a rotten egg in the barrel. It looks like one of them bit me on the … Continue reading

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Softball is life

Sorry, but I’m just now catching up to the rest of the planet and submersing myself into the world of Ted Lasso. So, that’s the first thing that came to mind for a title. Apologies to Dani Rojas. The other … Continue reading

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Mandela: The Musical

Overture! Curtain! Lights!This is it, the night of nights! Everyone knows the theme song to The Bugs Bunny Show, right? Well, not so fast there buckaroo. Saturday morning cartoons haven’t really been a thing since the 1980’s, and the Bugs … Continue reading

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Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

Something in the back of my pea brain kept yelling and jumping up and down for attention. It took me a whle to give it heed, but it turned out to be that part of my mind that keeps track … Continue reading

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Doctor Who? Never heard of it…

In trying to think of something to write about today, I decided that it might be a good time to bring up my obsession with Doctor Who. I know I have posted a lot about it on Facebook, but I … Continue reading

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This used to be easy…

Once upon a time, I spent a good chunk of nearly every day typing words into a machine. The words weren’t particulary brilliant ones–they weren’t going to win a Pulitzer Prize or anything–but they were usually funny or insightful or … Continue reading

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A Writing Challenge

It’s been six years since I wrote anything in this blog other than the annual Dr. Demento recap. The last time I took a swing at it was in 2018 when I quit Facebook for a while. Even then I … Continue reading

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50 Years of Demented Hits

This year marks the 50th countdown of Funny 25’s by Doctor Demento. I first started listening in high school, probably around 1978, when it aired on WTOS in Skowhegan and later on (I think) WGUY in Bangor. After Looney Tunes … Continue reading

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