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Social Isms: Aurae, Pt. 2

I played a holiday thang, accompanying Khadijah and Angie last night, at Potter’s House.  It was fun.  Good crowd.  We did some covers plus one of Khadijah & Hook’s originals:  “Smooth”, “Get Up”, “My Favorite Things”, “This Christmas”, “Never Can Say Goodbye”, and her “Kwanzaa Song”. Tom Goss There was a drumming group and Tom…

Past Sunday’s 8/16/2009 Gig

Hey.  What’s up?  It’s been a while. Where were you on Sunday night?  You missed my gig.  But don’t worry because you were in good company, apparently.  It was a good one. Okay, there were some imperfect moments.  A few.  And they were mostly due to the fact that I had the guys sight reading…

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

I swear to you that I don’t always write about racial stuff. I promise.  But tonight I do.  I feel awkward doing so while listening to Elvis Costello.  It just doesn’t feel right. Race probably did have something to do with the fact that the police were called. He never should have been arrested.  Uncalled…

Why the Inauguration is off limits.

Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome.  Happy Saturday.  Man, what a week. So, beginning on Sunday I expect that Washington DC is going to be a very different venue.  I and a lot of others will be working from home on Monday and Tuesday.  Part of me wants to go hang out amongst all those revelers, but…

The Gender Card

You know what I think is funny? I’m writing this like people are reading it. A little ego involved, maybe? But then again, this is the internets. Heck, even the President himself could Google “Palin McCain Obama Iced Tea personals bachelor” and stumble across this. Okay. Let’s get to it. I’m all in a tizzy…