Bill's Blog

Italian Language and Censorship

UPDATE A day after I posted this, my comment appeared on the Che Futuro web site. Hmm. ----- I am almost done with my next book and will start blogging immediately after I am done, but the last part of my book on Spenser's Book of Holinesse is
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Steve Jobs’ Culture

The world as recently learned of the death of Steve Jobs. He is being hailed as a hero who virtually created the world of technology we live in single-handedly. He started the first personal computer company in his parent’s garage, took it public, and
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The Be Good Tanyas

I have to say that one of the reasons I like my friend Ruth, with whom I disagree on politics (let's face it; I disagree with almost everyone on politics), she has excellent taste in music. A month ago, she introduced me to a woman
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My Preference for Business News

Everybody seems obsessed with placing me in a ‘proper’ political position on a 2-dimensional line where I am either conservative of liberal. According to this model, everyone initially agrees that I make good points and one of ‘us,’ but as they probe more, they start
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Latin Hungarians

I've never heard of Tatrai Tibor and Szucs Antal Gabor, and you probably haven't either, but they are Hungarian musicians who play Latin music. Why do they play Latin music? Who knows? At the time this recording was made, they were probably saying 'Why not?
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Taylor Ware, Yodeling Star

I took the summer off from blogging because I was finishing up a book on a subject you never heard of and didn't have time to write. During that time I found an article on how blogging was slowing down, while Twitter was rising. Not
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Betty Davis

I obviously have not had a lot of time this year to keep posting regularly, and for that I am sorry. I have been putting the finishing touches on my next book as well as trying to write 201 (or more) poems for the book
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Art Rock Suite

Nigel Tufnel If anybody is interested, here is my favorite parody of the music I grew up listening to in my teens. This was long before Christopher Guest was famous as a member of Spinal Tap read more

Handsome Boy Modeling School

Okay, here’s another post on why I find modern art’s lyrical direction so problematical. It has nothing to do with the music or its experimental aspect, both of which I said last week that I enjoy. It’s that I always thought that there had to
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