This weekend I popped into Allan’s Music while the girlfriend was shopping, simply to pass away the time. It’s been a while since I’ve gone into a music store with the actual intention of buying anything, past guitar strings… after all, it’s been a while since I’ve played seriously. That said, something nearly changed all […]
You know, as an African, I really, really like Product Red… more commonly known as simply (RED). They’re a powerful force for bringing about change in Africa, through their funding and distribution of Anti-Retroviral medicine to those dying of AIDS in Africa. I won’t go into too much detail here, as you can learn more […]
Today’s xkcd webcomic
Normally this is something I would post on my music blog, over at Burgo’s Music Blog. Unfortunately, this issue has been brought to my attention in the midst of a blog move from one host to the other… so, at this stage (as you can see) Burgo’s Blog is still in “Maintenance Mode” (god help […]
For anyone who still doesn’t like at least the “Fix It” track from “Cardinology”… for your enjoyment I present to you Ryan Adams & The Cardinals performing live on Letterman. If you can watch the emotion in this song that bubbles and overflows from the 1:35 mark without feeling something, especially when Ryan plaintively cries […]
This makes me sad… As a user on Reddit put it: “California’s Prop 8 likely to pass. Michigan allows medical marijuana. Florida bans gay marriage. ARKANSAS BANS GAY COUPLE ADOPTING BABIES WHAT THE FUCK” Indeed. Seriously though… the discrimination in those votes seem to be in direct contrast with the open-mindedness that I experienced in […]
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… head here: Ryan Adams, Cardinology Coffee Shop Show… Seriously. You will NOT regret it.
1) I remember being a young boy in South Africa when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. I was probably a bit too young to appreciate that moment fully, but I remember watching his first speech since the release and being transfixed. Then, when he became president in 1994, I watched him deliver his inauguration […]
CNN calls it.
… and unlike last time, I’m most certainly not going to miss it. Tickets have already been reserved, and excitement is already running high. Howie’s going to be playing at the Troubadour, and this will be my first time visiting that venue (although the pics of the place look great… see below… talk about an […]