2006
11.04

Total Mass Distraction

I have to admit, I am as easily distracted as anyone else in America. Seriously, I could be ranting about something that I consider to be of some importance, like the fact that it is probably already too late to prevent the total elimination of sea life by 2056, and I’ll see something about how Amazon.com users have cleverly tagged K-Fed’s album and will spend the rest of the day talking about that instead.

The problem, I think, is that most of us get distracted from doing something important and then never get back to doing it. The other problem, I think, is that sometimes we hit about the really important idea and then get bogged down by some minor detail.

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2006
10.30

Run For The Border

Anyhow, I want to talk about walls.

Many years ago, China built a great wall to keep the barbarians out. The barbarians got in anyways, but at least now they have a great tourist attraction.

And then, there is the United States. Thanks to a bold initiative by our government, we are about to start building a new fence in Texas.

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2006
10.21

My TVC15

Since I am obsessing on music right now, I am going to talk about David Bowie.

I think, to most people, Bowie dropped off the pop song radar after Blue Jean in 1984 or maybe – and this is worse – with his revolting duet on Dancing in the Streets with Mick Jagger in 1985. Let’s ignore those for now and take a look, instead, at what I believe are the ten best “post pop success” Bowie songs.

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