dimland radio 11-18-17 show notes

I Turned 53 This Week (Astrologers, Put Your Charts Away) I call it a milestone age: 53. I explain why after talking about the TV comedy Barney Miller. The show was pretty damn good and still is.   The connection of the show and my age has to do with the actor Abe Vigoda.  Continue reading “dimland radio 11-18-17 show notes”

dimland radio 9-17-11 show notes

RIP Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Poling 1960-2011 I broke the news on Z Talk Radio of the death of Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice-president Walter Mondale. She succumbed after a long battle with brain cancer September 17, 2011. I told a couple stories of my brushes (very tangential) with Eleanor. Read more here.Continue reading “dimland radio 9-17-11 show notes”

dimland radio 2-26-11 show notes

Week From Metaphorical Hell Snow storm. 15″ of snow. One employee has no car because of DWI. Complaints at one of my work’s bigger accounts. Another employee gives two week notice when questioned on how much time he works each night. That employee pulls a no show and his run doesn’t get cleaned. Head supervisorContinue reading “dimland radio 2-26-11 show notes”

dimland radio 11-27-10 show notes

A rocky start because of server issues, but I did get underway. Winter Solstice Tree Not our tree, ours looks better. I know this may sound odd coming from an atheist such as myself, but my son and I put up our winter solstice tree (Christmas if you insist). Believe it or don’t, we doContinue reading “dimland radio 11-27-10 show notes”

three underappreciated bands from the 80s

Here I have picked three musical artists from the 80s who I think never really got their due. Sure, the critics loved them and many musical artists have named them as major influences. Most importantly, I like them. Each of these bands did develop their own following of devoted fans, but they never received theContinue reading “three underappreciated bands from the 80s”