Even though I might sometimes disagree with some of the items they publish, I love the WSJ. Check my blog; dozens of posts I have written over the past five years have been based on something I've read in the Journal. Just ask my students. It's usually how I start off each class, talking about … Continue reading Sometimes Comments Are Out of Line
So What Music Are You Listening to During the Lockdown?
I've heard of researchers studying Twitter feeds to get their fingers on the pulse of current events. Well now maybe we can use music to do the same thing. OnBuy.com, a UK-based online marketplace, recently completed some interesting analysis to determine the most popular lockdown songs on Spotify. The words 'Coronavirus', 'COVID-19', 'lockdown', and 'quarantine' … Continue reading So What Music Are You Listening to During the Lockdown?
Just Watching the Jordan Doc, Having a Bud
Way back in 1999, Budweiser came out with one of its classic commercials - the "WASSUP!!" commercial. It featured a bunch of friends just calling each other and asking what they were up to, to which they replied, "watching the game, having a Bud". The ad debuted on Monday Night Football in December 1999 and … Continue reading Just Watching the Jordan Doc, Having a Bud
A Fellow Blogger Has Come Up with the Perfect Stay at Home Activity
In his blog post yesterday, fellow blogger Ray Visotski shared how he spent part of his day: Early this morning, after playing with the dogs in the yard, I looked at the house and thought to myself, “I wonder how many bricks it took to build our house?” Two hours later, I have the answer. … Continue reading A Fellow Blogger Has Come Up with the Perfect Stay at Home Activity