Iowa State Capitol Photo Gallery & Electric Six Introduction

We visited our state capitol yesterday. We came to Des Moines to see Electric Six, an amazing band from Detroit that travels the world and yet comes to a tiny bar in the middle of Iowa. I got to meet Dick Valentine again and he gave me a signature and photo and was such a […]

Remember The Reverb?

I really miss the OLD Reverb but I like Spicoli’s and the Reverb Rock Garden just fine. Here are pictures from the past, The Sudden Change (later The Space Natives) were my favorite local band… possibly because I knew all the members and they rocked with a funky style :D Wish those guys would get […]

Female Identities in Popular Music

I will post more of these as I record more audio and compile more sources. Hopefully this one will not be blocked for copyright reasons. Parts of this were originally in Too Much Media but it was impossible to cut out the songs without demolishing the whole project. If you are interested in music video […]

Too Much Media: Women in Popular Culture

For this Independence Day I am posting a video that celebrates a group of people who have fought for the freedom of countess others and yet are often held back themselves… WOMEN. We make less and we still make your sandwiches! On a more serious note, some of the topics I will cover in future […]

Edward Scissorhands Poetry

I ♥ listening to anything by Danny Elfman and grew up watching films he scored. Some of my favorites are: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands. I wrote a series of three poems while listening to music from the latter. Please feel free to comment or add your own poems (they can take […]

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