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“THE BANDS AND ARTISTS THAT HISTORY FORGOT” (Pt 8)

  71)”KING”: “King” is an all female tribute to the English rock group “Queen” founded in San Francisco Castro district by Marge Labia. Labia, a former champion bodybuilder and classically trained opera singer had a strange story to tell for the origins of “King”: “We always loved Queen, their music, and Freddie, but I always […]

POEM: “WHAT’S THE WHAT?”

  “What’s the what? Where’s the where? Who’s the who? Does anybody care? When’s the when? Why’s the why? See the See. The there is there. So that’s the that—The now is now. Before was before. Allow,allow. Open the open.Close the close. Run the race—-see how it goes. For today is today—No worry no fear. […]

“THE SYMBOLISM OF CHESS”

The Game of Chess goes back centuries. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century AD; a minority of historians believe the game originated in China. From India, the game spread to Persia, and when the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently […]

“TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE FESTIVUS”

“Twas was the night before Festivus, and all thru my home, I was completely broke, and had no place to go, As I looked outside, I saw a squirrel in the snow, but he gave me the finger—–so I felt pretty low So I began to make my list of “the things I could do […]

“ROMANS 13: PROOF THAT THE BIBLE WAS WRITTEN BY MEN”

Many Christians will tell you that ¬†“The Bible is The Word Of God”—but when I read certain passages of the Bible, I see the machinations of Men, not God. One verse that stands out for me as having been “Written by men and FOR men”in a big way is “Romans 13” . Let’s examine it […]

WHY JESUS DIDN’T “DIE FOR YOUR SINS”

Back in the 1990’s, The Simpsons TV show had an episode where Homer ran for “Sanitation Commissioner” in Springfield, and he ran on the slogan “Can’t someone else do it?” —-and IMO, that mentality sums up the whole concept of “Jesus dying for your sins. My dear Christians, I know you mean well, but if […]

“THE BLUES VS THE BLAHS”

Everyone¬†knows about “having the blues”—but what about those people who suffer from the blahs? Where’s their sympathy? Who sings for them? Well,I hereby announce my status as (Drum roll)the first “Blah Singer.” Hey, Black people have the blues, but what do white people have? Well, I would submit, they have “The Blahs”—and I want to […]