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Still So Many Roads: Eight Essential Albums of Otis Rush

“The music that you listen to becomes the soundtrack of your life…it becomes the background track of your existence.”– Michael Bloomfield, Blues Guitarist The music that I continue to...

Saddle Up for “Happy Trails Virginia Style” Western Film Festival, Oct. 17-20

In today’s world of reality shows and hospital dramas, it’s hard to imagine that in the middle of last century (and continuing for about 20 years) the dominant genre in TV and movies...

Why the Fashion Industry is Ridiculing #MelaniaStyle (and How YOU Can Dress Like Melania Despite Them)

FALL/WINTER FASHION SCAM ALERT  The entire history of the fashion industry can be summarized in Danish writer Hans Christian Anderson’s children’s story, ‘The Emperor’s...

So Many Roads: Otis Rush (1935-2018)

Ain’t got enough coming in To take care of what’s got to go out It ain’t enough love or money coming in To take care of what’s got to go out Like a bird, I got my wings clipped my friends I got...

Noir Forever My Sweet (Part 2 of the Not-So-Fictional Swamp)

The only way I want to wake up in the morning is on my lumpy bed with the option of shooting the alarm clock with my thirty eight police special. Waking up with my head feeling like a jack hammer...

Kanye West on SNL Says Democrat Plan Is to ‘Take Fathers Out of Home’, ‘Put On Welfare’

After Kanye West’s performance on Saturday Night Live, he gave what Daily Beast describes as a “rant” about President Trump and the Democrat Party. Although it all happened...

Daniel Greenfield: The Left’s Unfunny War on Comedy

Norm MacDonald was getting his hair and makeup done for The Tonight Show when the comedian was told by Jimmy Fallon, the show’s host, that he wouldn’t be going on. It wasn’t the first time that...

The Left Prophetically Spoofed By…..Sesame Street?

Growing up in the 70’s, one of my favorite shows was Sesame Street. And particularly the Bert and Ernie sketches. They were (and still are) comedy gold. I even had a Ernie puppet (and yes I...

“Invalidated: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System” Screening in Dallas

Dallas, Texas: On August 28, join the Institute for Policy Innovation for a complimentary screening of “Invalidated: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System.” When father of eight...

Reflections on Lady Soul: Aretha Franklin (1942-2018)

“I think of Aretha as our Lady of Mysterious Sorrows. Her eyes are incredible, luminous eyes covering inexplicable pain……Anguish surrounds Aretha as surely as the glory of her musical...

Interview with Kevin Jackson For His Upcoming Pro-Police Movie, “Bleeding Blue”

Recently I had the honor of speaking with Fox News Contributor Kevin Jackson about his new movie and politics in general. JB: Tell us abt this great movie called “bleeding blue” and why it will...

Sherlock Holmes and The Want of a Nail Case

From the notes of Dr. John Watson (as discovered by Dr. Fred Eichelman) I had not been by to see my old friend Sherlock Holmes for a few weeks due to travel and felt neglectful. No sooner were...

Half A Century! (A Celebration of Marriage)

August 15, 2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of my marriage to my esteemed wife. In keeping with my longstanding practice, there will be no greeting card from me anywhere in evidence to mark...

Surely You Can’t be Serious – The Thirty Eighth Anniversary of “Airplane!”

The 1970’s was gold for disaster movies such as “The Poseidon Adventure”, “The Towering Inferno”, “Earthquake!” and the classic Airport series – “Airport 70”, “Airport 75”, “Airport...

Book Review: “Three Days in Moscow – Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire”

I came of age politically during the 1980’s. My first time voting in a presidential election was 1984 and I was proud to cast my vote for Ronald Reagan. Those were special years when...