Parents have a language all of their own. Some phrases we understand, like ‘NO, YOU CAN’T’ and ‘I’M GOING TO COUNT TO TEN’ but there are other things we haven’t a clue about because they don’t make sense. 915 more words
When my friend Snow posted a Facebook entry about cleveland.com’s ranking of the 50 best albums of the ’70s, I initially resisted.
Typically, I find “top ” lists to be infuriating, and when a writer purports to do something like determine the “best” music of an entire decade I just can’t get beyond the sheer presumptuousness of the whole concept. 448 more words
By Steve Newton
Thirty-six years ago today somebody at Circus Magazine sent me a rejection letter.
They could have at least signed it.
Back in the seventies I devoured… 134 more words