I'm going down to the Velvet Tango Room tonight at 6:00pm to see what's going on. For $25 I'll drink champagne, eat Bac food, and find out what Russo has to say. Might even see a few celebs. Such a deal! more »
Tomorrow, I am going down to vote and am officially changing my affiliation from republican to democrat. Yup. I have finally given up on the GOP. It was such a nice party a hundred years or so ago. I have definitely been abandoned ideologically even b… more »
Okay, this will be my last quote from the Illuminatus! Trilogy, but it is a doozy in that it again shows its prescience for todays issues 30 years ago.
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebra… more »
My ex-wife would never read a novel or anything fiction. "It's not real, so why bother." Of course, some of her self-help and new age spirituality books might also fit that category. I myself was a big sci-fi fan, like so many other nascent-geeks. I… more »
Lately, I have been subjected to an unbridled bashing of my chosen political party. Every problem that can be thought of, from the Iraqi war to the revival of bellbottom jeans has been blamed on the GOP. With ex-expatriate Smiths coming back to depres… more »
... with all the Bush-pushing patriotism that surrounded the fifth anniversary of 9/11. It made me sick to be an American and embarrassed for my party that used to represent the sorrowful reluctant use of force. I couldn't let my memory of my dear los… more »
I'm going to Jewel Heart in Ann Arbor for this long weekend. I can say that I will miss the super cool technology that has been misused into flying weapons and making a racket in my little corner of Cleveland. (I'm talking about the Air show folks).… more »
One of the perk of being on the Cleveland Digital Vision Board is that I get at the moment notice of things like when the Cleveland Citywide Wifi RFP comes out. I got the heads up and it was released last Friday. I spent Saturday nite reviewing it and… more »
Saw minor Mayor Frack Jackson's wishlist for neighborhoods in the Pain Dealer. This guy needs to loosen his tie and get some circulation above shoulder level.
His priority for Tremont is to give us a scenic overlook along University Rd so we can see… more »
I have listened to so many pundits and self-proclaimed experts during this past season and I just got fed up. I don't want experts, I don't want knowledge. I want teachers, true teachers. So I have been taking Horace's advice. BTW I shot this on the… more »