I thought I was terribly clever thinking about this Steely Dan song from my youth when ever I thought about the pandemic. Of course, there are those who are more clever, and certainly talented. So here something better than I could possibly have created. Right, we can’t dance together. Say it again.
Rebecca Wallick of Wild Sensibility has kindly nominated Lawyers Road Review for the Liebster Award. I appreciate the nod! One delightful discovery, upon beginning to blog on the WordPress platform a few years ago now, is the diverse, welcoming and supportive blogging community here. I admit, though, upon receiving Rebecca’s email notice, I relied on … More The Liebster Award
The Wednesday April 24th edition of the Wall Street Journal featured a story about how school districts in some states are imposing dress codes. This time it is on the parents. Apparently people are showing up to register children or attend events in pajamas, shower caps, hair rollers, saggy pants, torn jeans, sexually suggestive attire, … More You Look Like Hell America
Elvis was gay. Just listen to Jailhouse Rock. “Number 47 said to number 3, you’re the cutest jailbird I ever did see.” What? Does this mean the American legal system featured mixed gender prisons in the 1950’s or was he really singing to one of the other cellmates ? In the audio of this Lawyers … More The Ministry of Bad Lyrics
“Radio Free Everett” has a Cold War feel to it, wouldn’t you say? But with the advent of in home devices that anticipate our needs, cell phones that track our movements and televisions that now prompt us to watch certain shows, I am feeling that Orwell’s Big Brother is indeed watching us and he is … More Radio Free Everett
Surely as E =Mc2 there must be some equation we can review to understand the role of Mankind in climate change, but I have yet to find it. Raising the question can be dangerous. When I have it is as if I have blasphemed the faith of my countrymen. And their faith is profound. I … More The Church of Climate Change
Our children, it seems, face greater hurdles than they have in the past, and the hurdles are spaced closer together than ever before. I asked my long time associate and local clinical physiologist Dr. Barry Nyman Ph.d. into the studio to reflect on his long career and his impressions on where we have been as … More The Dr. Barry Nyman PhD Interview
Hey there Star Trek fans, I know you are into the culture of outer space and prefer to live in the 23rd century as opposed to the 21st, but some of you have taken it too far. No, you can’t use Klingon’s and Vulcan’s in your own show without someone noticing. This week I report … More Copy? Right?
It is remarkable how many cultural icons began with television in the 1960’s. The first six notes of Giligan’s Island brings to mind a silly plot line yet we watched it. One merely has to say “phasers on stun” and we all recall Star Trek. And who can forget the introduction of The Outer Limits? There is nothing wrong … More Do Not Attempt to Adjust Your Television Set
Recently, in my homey podcast studio, I was pleased to invite a remarkable local talent in to talk about his career, life and the best a man can offer, an individual guitar style that leaves the listener with the knowledge that it is all going to turn out OK. Like a music locomotive Ford … More Ford Giesbrecht – Guitarist