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December 17, 2018

1. I am not going to talk any more about patenting my idea to have windshield wipers

automatically sync to the beat of the music on car stereos. It’s a great idea. But there’s just too much paperwork involved. And the lawyers at work won’t even help me. Also, even thou...

November 7, 2018

In seven body-rocking minutes, this video recasts Samuel Beckett's brilliant Waiting for Godot as the story of two down-and-out hype-men who are stuck on stage awaiting the arrival of their vaunted MC. It stars Yohance Barton and James Maloney, two Brooklyn-based talen...

April 22, 2018

The 10 Greatest "Greatest Hits" list compiled and released by The Blog of Rock last week was the victim of a heinous data hack.

In a diabolical data corruption plot worthy of Cambridge Analytica or Facebook, a programmer who helped develop the A.I. program used to deter...

April 16, 2018

This kind of list is rarely attempted — with good reason. It requires an encyclopedic body of knowledge, a lot of time to waste, a tremendous hubris, delusions

April 11, 2018

EVERYONE who’s anyone in New York or D.C. is hiring a personal lawyer — it's all the rage, like a really, really expensive fidget spinner for people with questionable judgment. Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen currently has at least two legal eagles trying to keep h...

April 6, 2018

The new Air Guitar Center at the mall has a fifty-foot wall lined with 200 air guitars, with a placard identifying the name, model and year of each riff machine. There are two air guitar techs—one named Buzz and the other named Wire—who are on hand to discuss anything...

April 3, 2018

“Acting like he was bending over and picking up a handkerchief off the ground was his signature dance move.”  — Retired federal prosecutor Lillian McEwen discussing former beau and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. NY Post, April 17, 2016

“Signature dance move? Cla...

April 1, 2018

“They got on well except for the fact that I suddenly

got a call from Freddie, saying, ‘Miami, dear… You’ve got to get me out of here. I’m recording with a llama… I’ve had enough and I want to get out.” —Rock band manager Jim ‘Miami’ Beach on the collaboration between F...

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