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Keeping Your Cool

In which our reluctant hero gets a bit under the collar.

In typical British fashion, the weather this week has taken us all a little off guard. 656 more words


Great Rock Albums of 1983: Rolling Stones- Undercover

If the Rolling Stones 1981 album “Tattoo You” was a move away from the band’s disco albums (at least I thought so) of the late 1970s, then the 1983 “Undercover” album moved them even further away. 516 more words


Holiday nostalgia

School’s out, people are on their hols and jetting off to sunnier climes. These days, thanks to cheap flights and the digital age, you can be somewhere sunny in just a few hours and share holiday┬ámemories in an instant. 425 more words


I don’t like the math

I received a fresh copy of the Pitzer College alumni magazine, The Participant, last week. It contained a piece about the retirement of a professor who arrived at Pitzer ten years after my graduation. 85 more words

The 1970's

Great Rock Albums of 1983: Yes- 90125

When people mention great 1970s progressive rock, the first two names that come to mind are Emerson, Lake and Palmer and Yes. To me, they were the building block on which the genre was built on during that decade. 478 more words


The Ice Storm


The year is 1973. As a freak winter storm bears down on an exclusive, affluent suburb in Connecticut, cars skid out of control, men and women swap partners, and their children experiment with sex, drugs, and even suicide. 115 more words


Great Rock Albums of 1983: Loverboy- Keep It Up

Before I begin, let me thank a gentleman named Damien for coming in with the big save. While my memory of the 1980s is pretty good or at least I like to think so, there have been some big albums I have probably missed out. 475 more words