Damn the Man! Save the Empire! It’s Rex Manning Day! Empire Records is one of the greatest movies of my generation. The movie’s unbelievable music was the soundtrack to me growing up. “We mustn’t dwell. No, not today. We can’t. Not on Rex Manning Day!”
Who knew it was National Joe Day? I have a brother, Joe. I have a co-worker, Joe. My Cousin Vinny is a Joe. Even the Vice President is an old Joe. They’re everywhere. It’s time to celebrate them by sitting back with a Cup of Joe, a Sloppy Joe and relax to a playlist full of Joe’s, Joey’s and a JoJo!
Today would have been the 83rd birthday of the Man In Black. Johnny was one of the few artists in history to transcend all boundaries. He was rockabilly. He was folk. He was blues. He was country. He was a rebel. He was a badass. He was a junkie. He was a man of God.
Jose Canseco recently brought his Home Run Challenge Tour to a Madison Mallards game. So of course WE WENT! As much as I hate steroids in baseball, he was THEE man in baseball when I was a kid. It was pretty cool to see him in all his roided glory.
Six years ago today I took home the love of my life…at that time…I met my wife a month later. The love I’m talking about was my brand new, bright red, Dodge Charger. It was an amazing feeling picking it up at the dealership. Six years later, the engine still purrs and
I finally crossed “Going to Opening Day” off of my Baseball Bucket List. My buddy Num Num and I went to Chicago to see the White Sox start off the 2014 season by beating the Twins. Normally the weather that early in the season is terrible, and I’d rather wait until summer
The Beatles are no doubt the greatest band of all-time. From 1962-1970, they released 13 or so studio albums, all more groundbreaking than the last. The songwriting of John and Paul and the influence they had on music is immeasurable. But the biggest reason they are
Today is the birthday of the greatest hitter of all-time. The Great Bambino. The Sultan of Swat. The King of Crash. The Colossus of Clout. George Herman “Babe” Ruth. When he came along he revolutionized the game. His personality was as big as his production,
A few years ago I heard an old story about Elvis breaking up a fight on the East side of Madison. I hadn’t heard any details until I found this video, and wow! What an amazing story.
What was that? You’re getting festive and you want to hear me sing Christmas songs not quite as good as the originals? Here are two songs especially for you then. I recorded them a couple years ago for 105.5 Triple M’s Christmas show. Enjoy. Or not. Merry Christmas!