Large Hadron Collider

February 29th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

Finally?

Talking Points Memo

February 28th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

Here’s an article about my favorite news and politics site. Do yourself a favor and link up daily.

This one’s the real deal…

Barack Hussein Obama?

February 27th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

Juan Cole nails it.

Bitola

February 25th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

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Listen to this song, performed in 1966 by the Kolo Quartet, the combo my dad played with through much of the 1960s in Detroit.

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My father is playing bugarija (the strummed string instrument you hear) and singing the harmony vocal. The lyric is about Bitola, a city in Macedonia (map).

Why share this particular song? » Read the rest of this entry «

Illumination

February 18th, 2008 § 4 comments § permalink

theOwl

I’ve been writing this song –

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“Illumination” Pno/Vox Score PDF

– for about fifteen years now. (Vocal channeling Celine Dion, sung at 3 in the morning very quietly. By the way, does anybody out there know how I can get this thing to Celine Dion?)

Illumination actually has rather an interesting pedigree. » Read the rest of this entry «

Political Caricature

February 14th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

Owl

This Demonstration of Political Caricature is worth a look.

Yes We “McCain”

February 12th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

I guess you all have seen and heard this video. Anyhow, millions of you have. The next video I’ve posted, down the page a bit, is a parody – worth a look and a listen.

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Here’s the parody:

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The Eb Alto Horn

February 11th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

Here we see a silver Bb Trumpet (for size comparison) and a brass Eb Alto Horn.

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This Horn has come into my life, and I’m actually learning how to play the thing.

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Lest There Be Any Confusion…

February 6th, 2008 § 1 comment § permalink

theOwl

Lest there be any confusion about who’s side John McCain is on:

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Barack Obama for President

February 4th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

theOwl

I endorse Barack Obama to be the next President of the United States.

I really wanted Al Gore. » Read the rest of this entry «

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