Well, hello. How are you? How have you been? How you be? How is your present state of being? How’s your week been? Ups? Downs? In-betweens? What’s the dilly, yo? The haps? The lowdown? The upside? The downlow? How’s your soul?
Visit our family blog: “The Thomas Ten.”
Browse Large Hearted Boy‘s list of “100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads.”
Listen to a mix of some of my favorite songs released in 2015.
Browse my 42 favorite albums of the year.
R.I.P. Barney Miller’s Abe Vigoda.
R.I.P. Concepcion Picciotto, the woman who kept a peace vigil going for 30 years.
- Read as Bono remembers Bowie.
- Read AV Club‘s report: “David Bowie gave the punk movement both fuel and fire”.
- Read as Beck remembers Bowie.
- Read NME‘s report that Bowie not only rejected collaborations with Coldplay but also the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
- Read reports that Bowie auditioned for the Lord of the Rings movies.
Read as “Relevant” wonders “Why Are So Many Christians Scared of Nonviolence?”
Browse So Bad So Good‘s list of “The 15 Most Expensive Artwork’s Ever Purchased”.
Have you ever wondered “Why We Picture Bombs As Round Black Balls With A Burning Wick”?
Browse “Relevant”‘s picks for “5 Movies that Should Have Been Nominated for Best Picture”.
- Watch as Martin Shkreli disses, threatens to erase Ghostface Killah from the Wu-Tang album.
Read as The Washington Post wonders: “Are smarter people actually less racist?”
Read comicbook.com‘s report that the Delorean is going back in to production.
Read as CNN offers “3 questions evangelicals should ask about Donald Trump”.
“Relive Bob Dylan’s Legendary Rolling Thunder Revue With Rare Photos” at Rolling Stone.
Browse a “Photographic Love Letter” to libraries, “Humanity’s Greatest Sanctuary of Knowledge, Freedom, and Democracy”.
Watch a robot solve a Rubik’s Cube in 1 second.
Read Fact Magazine‘s report on the rise of heavy metal’s popularity in Africa.
Browse NME‘s list of 22 “one album wonders”.
Browse Quartz‘ list of “the books students at the top US colleges are required to read”.
Read AV Club‘s report that Circuit City is returning.
See “How The Iowa Democratic Caucus Works, Featuring Legos”.
Read about the “Phoenix-area bar” facing “$90K suit for illegally playing music”.
Read as The New York Times argues: “Touring Can’t Save Musicians in the Age of Spotify”.
Read about people “Retrofitting Old iPods to Keep the Perfect MP3 Player Alive”.
Read Washington Post‘s report: “People keep going to this home looking for their lost phones — and nobody knows why”.
Read as Science Friday wonders: “Does Apple Deserve Its Reputation for Good Design?”.
Read Smithsonian‘s piece: “Fairy Tales Could Be Older Than You Ever Imagined”.
Browse as Newsweek considers “Five Reasons Apple Is Ditching The Headphone Jack For the iPhone 7.”
Read as PRI argues: “Why you should savor the under-appreciated beauty of the American short story”.
Read as Quartz considers: “It’s possible that there is a “mirror universe” where time moves backwards, say scientists”.
Read Newsweek‘s report: “Streaming Is Killing Great Music In Favor of Familiar Formulas”.
See NME‘s piece: “It Turns Out Adele’s Face Fits Perfectly Onto Every Album Cover Ever”.
Read as Ars Technica compares Apple’s Carplay against Android Auto.
Read Fast Company‘s report: “Google Is Offering A Free Online Class About Deep Learning”.
Browse “21 of the Most Tragic and Cringeworthy Christian Music Covers You’ll Ever See”.