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In honor of the Patriots

Since the Patriots are still in the playoffs here is a little tribute for them.


I’ll will be posting from here on my wife’s website called samhainschool.com. The site is meant to promote my book which is being published, as well as the writer, so she post and I’ll post. If you get a chance check out the new site. Now that I’ll be posting there, I have a feeling the site will comment on more than writing and my book. So, please check it out.

More Sinatra

It’s another dark, dreary, rainy day. I thought this a perfect song for the day and my mood.

A sinatra

Some days, especially today which is a rainy one in Tennessee, Sinatra is needed. I was thinking of using Drinking Again, but I decided on this instead.


My book Samhain School of Ancient Knowledge has a publisher and contract. Yeah! It is slated to come out April 10, 2014.

I am working on a Facebook site and a website for it. Hopefully, they will appear soon.


Another live Sinatra performance.

That’s Life

I’m enjoying Sinatra live recordings instead of his studio recordings lately. Enjoy.

Folsom Prison Blues

Best line ever in a song – I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die. Evocative and powerful.


In an interview Lady Gaga called herself a tortured artist. If you have to tell people that you are a tortured artist then what you really are is a poseur.

Okay, Ben Affleck is going to be Batman. Have we really forgiven him for Gigli? I admit to not being a Ben Affleck fan and Ben as Daredevil was a failure. Why not Gabriel Macht instead of Ben Affleck? Oh, well, at least Batman is being played by an American, I guess.

Jack Nicholson has retired as an actor. If you make a list of the best American actors his name has to be on it. Brando, Duval, DeNiro, Nicholson, Hackman, and Pacino were the titans of the last fifty years. Nicholson when he took acting seriously was inspiring.  From the lifer sailor in the Last Detail who shows humanity for a poor slob being sent to do hard time to the drunk in Ironweed, a role that was hartbreaking and insightful, he showed he had the acting chops to be considered the best. In movies like the Witches of Eastwick and Batman, he was an acting machine out of control, a ham on rye, and, fortunately, entertaining. Our current group of actors are, on the whole, missing the divine madness of Nicholson and Brando, and the solid insightful humaity of Duval and Hackman. He will be missed.


In honor of 9/11

This comes from the NY 9/11 Concert. I think this is a David Bowie at his best. He had food poisoning, so he sat on the stage and played a Simon and Garfunkle song.


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