Category: raised on the radio

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Was My Gateway Drug – Of Sorts

I was a little like Janet and Brad in 1985, alternative music was for other kids: The city kids, the kids in Chicago, not for suburban kids like me.  Chicago kids went to clubs and live shows, what did we do? We went to parties and crossed our fingers the cops wouldn’t show up. Maybe

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There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – Losing Phil and Finding Van Halen with Doug Foster

  Growing up, until I got to sixth grade or so, my older brother was the primary caretaker of our record collection. Whether due to having more money or more knowledge, when we got a new record, he was likely the one to buy it. Otherwise for me, most of my exposure to music was

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Raised on the Radio – Kir from The Kir Corner With Harden My Heart

We’re back.  After months away at a new home, I have made the decision to bring Raised on the Radio back to My Skewed View. Breaking myself up into little tiny pieces was never really a good idea. And these wonderful friends of mine have so much to share, I’d like to share it with

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A Thanksgiving Playlist or Any Dinner Party

Today I’m over at Raised on the Radio with a Dinner Party Playlist.  For those of you who don’t know, Raised on the Radio is my alternate reality. (Not unlike my alternate personality, Woody Allen) I don’t often link, but this is a post everyone will love. Dinner Party Music This is a great playlist

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