A Flea Market of the Mind, One Torrent at a Time: A Review of Ani DiFranco’s Memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream.

There are only two ways to write a rock star memoir; you do it yourself, despite the torpedoes, or you seek help. Guess which one Ani D. chooses? You got it, friend. She does it her way. How else would this thing go down? Memoirs that are written with professional help have flow, structure, andContinue reading “A Flea Market of the Mind, One Torrent at a Time: A Review of Ani DiFranco’s Memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream.”

Christmas comes once a year, but Craig Chaquico’s magical holiday music will last forever.

Seriously, how hard must it be to craft a creative album of Christmas and winter holiday music? Craig makes it seem almost easy. At first listening, you are struck by how much of this music isn’t Christmas-y at all. It’s blues. It’s jazz. It’s New Age. It’s classic Chaquico, in other words, but with anContinue reading “Christmas comes once a year, but Craig Chaquico’s magical holiday music will last forever.”

“Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos™” – Episode 3: Gabriel-Glas -Austrian Crystal Wine Glass – “StandArt” Edition @2Bears Pop-up Wine Bar.

Unofficial transcript of a conversation between Amazon founder and world’s wealthiest man, Jeff B., and Amazon Associate, Bradley N., food and drink coordinator of @2Bears pop-up wine bar. (Recorded live in San Mateo County, California on December 19, 2020). Jeff: Hi everyone, and welcome to Episode 3 of the new Amazon Studios series, “Jammin’ withContinue reading ““Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos™” – Episode 3: Gabriel-Glas -Austrian Crystal Wine Glass – “StandArt” Edition @2Bears Pop-up Wine Bar.”

Amazon Investigations Case#18.12.20_01: suspicious 5 star review of Bruce Springsteen, Western Stars.

Confidential transcript of a recorded conversation that took place at an undisclosed location in San Mateo County, California on December 18, 2020 between Amazon Investigative Team A3b and Amazon Prime customer, Bradley N. Amazon IT-A3b: Hello, Bradley N. Please have a seat. We will be recording this conversation. Is that OK with you? Bradley: Yes,Continue reading “Amazon Investigations Case#18.12.20_01: suspicious 5 star review of Bruce Springsteen, Western Stars.”

My Yogi Daily Affirmation

Friday, December 18, 2020 “Life is a Gift: Choose it Wisely.” I like to begin each weekday morning in wintertime with a cup or two of Yogi herbal tea. While my favorite variety is ginger, there are many others available on the Yogi Storefront on Amazon from which to choose. I prefer to start myContinue reading “My Yogi Daily Affirmation”

“Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos” – Episode 2: Rabbit™ Wine Aerator Shower Funnel with Sediment Strainer at the Redwood Bistro

Unofficial transcript of a conversation between Amazon founder and world’s wealthiest man, Jeff B., and Amazon Associate, Bradley N., at The Redwood Bistro. (Recorded live in San Mateo County, California on December 16, 2020). Jeff: Hi everyone, and welcome to the next episode of the new Amazon Studios documentary series, “Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos.” InContinue reading ““Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos” – Episode 2: Rabbit™ Wine Aerator Shower Funnel with Sediment Strainer at the Redwood Bistro”

A son’s maternal bond made meaningful to all through the collective sweetness of sound and song.

A retrospective music review of Mandolin Orange, Tides of a Teardrop. By now, we’ve all heard about live streaming, blogging, and tweeting almost anything, from the Oscars to the Super Bowl to the 2020 Presidential elections results and their protracted aftermath. But what about live stream reviewing an album of filled with meditative music whileContinue reading “A son’s maternal bond made meaningful to all through the collective sweetness of sound and song.”

Madame X: An act of artifice and authenticity as only a true artist like Madonna can create.

There are no lyrics in the liner notes to Madame X; only images of a majestic mother in motion. Madonna is, at her core, a dancer. When she sings, she moves in time to the music. She feels rhythms and senses beats, she surfs the latest trends but also has a deep aesthetic sensibility thatContinue reading “Madame X: An act of artifice and authenticity as only a true artist like Madonna can create.”

A natural born writer who seeks out and finds adventure in the Big Sky – and lives to tell the tale!

Bryce Andrews, Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West A Book Review – of sorts. [Warning! Overwrought analogies ahead!! Please proceed with further reading at your own risk]. It is abundantly clear from the first few pages of this wonderfully rendered, modern Montana memoir that its author, Bryce Andrews, was bornContinue reading “A natural born writer who seeks out and finds adventure in the Big Sky – and lives to tell the tale!”

Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Riedel Cabernet Decanter

Unofficial transcript of an experimental talk therapy session between “Dr. Alexa®,” a licensed Amazon Prime customer support specialist, and Bradley N., an actual Amazon Prime customer. [This conversion was recorded live in Redwood City, California]. Dr. Alexa®: Hello there, Bradley N. How are you today? Bradley; Hello, Doctor Alexa®. I am doing well, thank youContinue reading “Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Riedel Cabernet Decanter”