Jimi Hendrix enjoyed the international limelight for less than four years, but his innovative and imaginative interpretations of blues and rock continue to inspire guitarists and music lovers across ages and genre. Coinciding with what would have been Hendrix’s 75th year on this mortal coil is the publication of (incredibly) the first full-blown illustrated book exploring… Read more »
Join DJ Lounge Laura Taylor as she welcomes DJ Brian Oblivion (Taylor), DJ Thee AnaLu and his brother Jimmy Farmer for a postpunk/new wave/early rap/late 70s-early 80s nu music-soul hybrid feast! Plus the Beach Boys famed Americana Suite and a Great American Songbook Cocktail Mix. That’s this Wednesday, November 22nd 6-8p!
In 1994, Tom Hanks gave one of the best performances of his career in the Robert Zemekis-directed film, Forrest Gump. One of the most memorable lines that the main character (Forrest Gump) said was, “My mamma said life was like a box of chocolate – you never know what you’re gonna get”. When looking for delicious… Read more »
If you have been to the renown Art Basel, you would not be alone in finding it overwhelming, confusing, albeit intriguing. Londoner, Ryan Stanier felt the same, his experiences at Art Basel and other prestigious art fairs led him to believe there was a need for an alternative to the high-end, glossy, money-dominated events. So,… Read more »
The Southern Springs Church Shooting in Texas that killed 26 and injured 20 left many baffled and filled with grief. In the wake of a tragedy such as this there are those who are left with feelings of bitterness and anger while others do their best to prepare for life’s “unknowns” and the unexpected with… Read more »
“Donald Trump feeds on flattery like a ravenous lynx!” Says, professor Deborah Parker. She and Mark Parker are the authors of a timely new book, Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy. In the age of Trump, a Suck-up a Brownnoser, a Bootlicker or perhaps a Lickspittle maybe a Toadeater are all adequate descriptions of… Read more »
“If men are not naturally sexual predators, why does it happen so often?” Asks author and professor of anthropology, Agustín Fuentes. An article he wrote for Psychology Today, a couple years back, is more than relevant today, what with the tawdry accusations surrounding Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly plus the unabashed sexual bragging of one… Read more »
In answer to the question, “Was the truth hard to decipher?” Roben Farzad admits when dealing with notorious cocaine dealers, where each and everyone suggests that they were the role model for Tony Montana in Scarface…”You have to select and trust your research carefully.” Farzad replies. His new book, Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied… Read more »
There are many things to say about Spud Goodman, but that task is better left to the host of The Spud Goodman Show. The perplexing, spatula-wielding and Pepto Bismol-drinking talk show host came to prominence in the middle 80’s, first on local cable TV, then in national syndication and most recently with his highly-rated, radio… Read more »
People prepare for opportunities in different ways. Some prepare for opportunities like former president Abraham Lincoln did who said that he would spend more time “sharpening the ax” when preparing to cut down a tree. Although some people prepare physically for opportunities – others prepare through mental or emotional rituals. But unfortunately, their are also some… Read more »
Surface Noise has produced a crazy, scary-greatpumpkin Halloween special for ten years now. Tune in Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8p. You’ll hear favorites like the Cramps, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Sonics and other aural treats. You might want to scan your candy bag afterward…see you on the radio!
It has also been said that “It’s Not the Hand Your Dealt, But How You Play Your Cards”. There is no such thing as a problem free life. Yes, it’s true that people are born into different economic levels which may make some things about ones life easier, however this does not mean that you… Read more »