Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Blogger Ann Althouse gives the thumbs down to William Kristol using Bob Dylan as the theme for an online op-ed. That’s the most pathetic appropriation of Dylan I’ve seen in a long time. Oh, I bet we could come up with worse if we tried. Print this entry

A Twitter conversation about Nirvana and whether the rock act was overrated resulted in this blog post by Sean Hackbarth: A Twitter chat tonight with @LizMair, @ToddThurman, @CalebHowe, and others involved the supposed greatness of Nirvana. There’s no doubt they altered popular music for the better when Nevermind was unleased in 1991. But they’re also the most overrated band […]

Happy birthday to me. I’m hoping Ed Heidegger is right. I really can’t afford the car necessary to have a mid-life crisis. Print this entry

The Associated Press is reporting a nine-year-old sea turtle raised in captivity has been cruelly released by the government as part of an animal welfare-reform scheme: A 150-pound sea turtle raised by humans returned to freedom on Monday after nine years of captivity, swimming away after the veterinarians who cared for her helped steer her […]

Anybody who upset Pete Seeger just has to be good. Bob Dylan is 67 today. Bonus points if you can name the poem that likely inspired the song.A little pre-electric Dylan.My personal favorite.Happy Birthday Print this entry

(…or what happens when you OD on cough drops and Golden Gate Sweet & Sour Chicken) Some of my readers are going to be so jealous. Until my two-year-old daughter just woke me up, I was dreaming I was back stage of a Bob Dylan tour discussing philosophy and music with Dylan. Does this mean […]

(…or what happens when you OD on cough drops and Golden Gate Sweet & Sour Chicken) Some of my readers are going to be so jealous. Until my two-year-old daughter just woke me up, I was dreaming I was back stage of a Bob Dylan tour discussing philosophy and music with Dylan. Does this mean […]

Most of you know that I, the lovely Doreen from Waukesha, am a stay at home Mom. But I also work on Saturdays and Sundays in a bank lockbox as a Lead. During the afternoon when we are getting ready to do our daily deposits, I spend most of my time keying payments and often […]

Most of you know that I, the lovely Doreen from Waukesha, am a stay at home Mom. But I also work on Saturdays and Sundays in a bank lockbox as a Lead. During the afternoon when we are getting ready to do our daily deposits, I spend most of my time keying payments and often […]

Run, don’t walk, to the nearest gas station or Waukesha Freeman newspaper box, hand over a couple of quarters, and read my latest column. (I’m told there’s a rumor among the copy editors that Editor Bill Yorth lost a bet and that’s why my column runs every Thursday.) This week I take on the Material […]