Music Monday: the Beautiful Sadness of Joni Mitchell’s ‘River’

Like many people, I think my introduction to Joni Mitchell's classic song River from 1971 happened just this past week thanks to the new show on Netflix, The Politician. The song is covered by Ben Platt, the 26-year old Emmy Award winner for his role as Evan in Dear Evan Hansen. Here's the performance by … Continue reading Music Monday: the Beautiful Sadness of Joni Mitchell’s ‘River’

Music Monday: The Top 20 Acoustic Guitar Intros of All Time

I'll get right to the video, and add my thoughts below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UNuqYFP-pM Besides all these great songs, the thing that impressed me the most was this guy's ability to play all these songs off the top off his head. I don't know much about playing the guitar (I tried to teach myself a few years … Continue reading Music Monday: The Top 20 Acoustic Guitar Intros of All Time

Forget about That $4.6 Million Lunch with Warren Buffett; This Would Be Way More Fun

This past week, an anonymous fan bid a record $4,567,888 in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett, topping the previous record of $3,456,789. The annual auction for lunch with the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman has raised almost $30 million for San Francisco charity Glide, a favorite cause of Mr. Buffett’s first wife, … Continue reading Forget about That $4.6 Million Lunch with Warren Buffett; This Would Be Way More Fun