Category - Columns

The Curmudgeon

Thanks to all of you for taking time away from the silly Anna Nicole Smith news and Arena Football League season to read my column. It is much appreciated. The Grammys were mighty...

The Curmudgeon

As we slam the door on 2006 we look at 2007 with the usually end of the year suspicion. After all popular culture really floods the market right after the holidays In order to meet...

The Curmudgeon

I love the autumn. It’s cold but not too cold, the air is cool and sometimes misty and foggy. Plus you can wear black all the time without getting hassled like you do in the...

The Curmudgeon

I’ll start by quoting Leonard Cohen, “the summer’s almost gone, and winter’s tuning up.” What this all means of course is that we are now breaching that...

The Curmudgeon

Well here we are in the summer with all of its blistering heat, power outages, expensive petrol and generally sucky summer tours. To make matters worse the quality of books, music and...

The Curmudgeon

Man oh man has it been a great month or so for new music. I cannot believe how much stuff I have heard in such a short amount of time that has completely kicked my ass. I haven’t...

The Curmudgeon

Spring is a time of renewal they say. Therefore I can think of no better renewal than by clearing out some crap that pisses me off. So, as requested by my three readers we’ll...

The Curmudgeon

While the rest of world pays attention to college basketball and that terrible Wachowski Brothers film, I’ve spent most of the last month hiding in my bunker listening to loads...