Music Word Play

Video Poetry (Numb Edition)

PINK FLOYD – COMFORTABLY NUMB Hello Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anyone home? Come on, now. I hear you’re feeling down. Well I can ease your pain, Get you on your feet again. Relax. I need some information first. Just the basic facts: Can you show […]

Current Events


As North Carolina Primary Looms, Eyes on Edwards WILMINGTON, N.C. — What will the Edwardses do? As the Democratic presidential candidates and their surrogates traipse through North Carolina in the final days before the state’s primary, some people here are wondering, why so quiet in Chapel Hill? That is where John and Elizabeth Edwards retreated […]

Current Events

McCain runs strong as Democrats battle on

McCain runs strong as Democrats battle on – Why is this man smiling? Arizona Sen. John McCain could understandably be scowling: He could face a more difficult political landscape than any presidential candidate in a generation. Only 39% of Americans have a favorable view of the Republican Party he represents, the latest USA TODAY/Gallup […]


A minor miracle for Davis Phinney

Great interview in the Marin Independent-Journal today with Davis Phinney, 1984 Olympic cyclist, 2-time Tour de France stage winner, and America’s winningest cyclist. Cycling in Marin: Champion cyclist regains control of his life in battle with Parkinson’s IF you’re looking for minor miracles, look no further than Davis Phinney. For most of the past three […]


Was it a sign?

Not very impressive, I know, but the Garmin battery crapped out in Cotton Bottom … and since I felt like complete poop, I wondered if the GPS was telling me to stop and get a garlic burger. I didn’t succumb to the urge, for two reasons … one, I was trying to get in something […]


I’ve hit the trifecta!

Liège-Bastogne-Liège is being broadcast live on Cycling.TV, and again I’m able to watch it without a subscription … much poorer quality video than a couple weeks ago for Paris-Roubaix, but I’ll take what I can get. And even grainy/pixelated coverage of Phillippe Gilbert attacking hard on La Rédoute is pretty amazing. And now Paolo Bettini […]