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February 21, 2011


Perhaps you’ve heard the latest NBA news from Denver, Colorado: Carmelo Anthony has been traded to the New York Knicks. I’m hangin’ out at home tonight, and my Twitter timeline is absolutely EXPLODING with tweets from my local “tweeps” who’ve got lots of strong feelings about this trade. Some are heartbroken and devastated. Some are […]

Where a kid can be a kid?

February 18, 2011


Ah, yes. Chuck E. Cheese’s. Where a kid can be a kid, right? If you’re around my age or have kids that are around my age, commercials like this one are etched into your memory forever because you saw them so often. (I STILL want to sing the end of the jingle every time I […]

My classical music Super Bowl commercial explained: we aren’t who they THINK we are

February 12, 2011


(Hey there! For some reason, my blog theme is not letting me put spaces between paragraphs or use the tab function to indent the first line of a new paragraph, so I’m sorry if this is difficult to read. I admit to having bad grammar and poor punctuation usage, but I do know what a […]

My classical music Super Bowl commercial: Cooler than me?

February 11, 2011


This past week, I posed this question on Twitter and on Facebook to classical music fans and haters alike: if you were given a thirty second or one minute commercial spot during the Super Bowl to promote classical music to the masses however you want to, what would your commercial be like? Well, here’s my […]

Facing the Music

February 4, 2011


People who champion music- especially those who apologize for classical music- love to tout music’s uncanny ability to inspire people and bring different people together for a common cause. But just like so much else in this life that possesses power, music has a dark side that’s often more effective than its light side (whether […]