(Originally published 06/11/13 at Trojan Horse Productions. Reblogged 06/11/14.)
Delilah: Radio Host Talks About Why Her Show Is so Successful
I’ve never heard of this woman before. She and I appear to be on the same wavelength.
If only that were more than a pun!
A follower has advised that the link seems to point to an interview with Michelle Kwan.
The restrictions on videos on web pages here at the library are such I normally ignore them, and count on people just reading the text. For the video interview with Delilah one wants to click on this image:
A better life is available to you.
If you want it, and will work for it,
you can have it.
I will recite that often on The William Tell Show. It’s the sort of thing one hears from Barack Obama.
Continue reading Hope for black America
Don’t blame college kids for intolerance. Blame us.
One gets the impression from Matt Bai’s article that closed-mindedness is something new.
I think first of a quotation from Jeff Snyder, from 1993:
Continue reading “Don’t blame college kids for intolerance. Blame us.”
Next project is to resume work on comedic material for my radio show.
Digging through archives this morning, stumbled on a reference to the Gettysburg Address.
Does anyone still remember what that was?
At this difficult moment in our nation,
we might do well to recall and reflect on that text,
and possibly remember who we are.
If someone says they’re fleeing crime, believe them.
Continue reading Someone stole my tablet.
Memorial Day 2018
Yesterday at Burger King I heard a song I’d never heard before, that impressed me enough to do significant research. I don’t know who did the cover. From the music and the lyrics, I supposed the creator to be Elton John. The music really moved me, but I found the lyrics to be dark.
It proved to be “Stoney End,” created by Laura Nyro.
I knew nothing about her.
Turns out she created a ton of hits, and was vastly influential.
She eschewed the celebrity lifestyle, which I think William Tell would like to do also.
Wikipedia: “Stoney End”
Wikipedia: Laura Nyro
|“Purity of heart is to will one thing.”
||— Soren Kierkegaard
Continue reading Heart and soul