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Twisted Mix Tape #MiddleSchoolAwkward – Jr High in the 80s

My very first love was music. Before there was Shaun Cassidy, before John Schneider, before Ralph Macchio. I have opined more than once about my love of Steely Dan, and really, if you think about it, my first love was Rikki (don’t lose that number.) I will assume you haven’t been around forever, and didn’t read […]

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Twisted Mix Tape The #Mommitment Edition

I don’t have to miss mix tapes, because mix tapes are constantly playing in my head. Not a day goes by that I don’t think, “If I were making a mix tape about ……. this song would be on it.” So that’s how this happened. There’s a movement that’s been going around the web called […]

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the Time I Almost Tweeted John Cusack or When Reality Infiltrates Fantasy

  Insomnia will do funny things to your brain. I know. I’ve had a lot of experience with it. Last night in my insomniatic fugue state I had an imaginary conversation with John Cusack. In my head it all started with a tweet. @JohnCusack did you ever hang out at No Exit over on Glenwood […]

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Twisted Mix Tape 47 – A Guilty Pleasures Playlist – The Truth Comes Out

Hello Everyone! It’s so nice to see you again, I hope you like my new blog design, I did it all myself and I’m pretty proud of it! I also have a new blog button, the old one works still, but if you want to switch things up a bit, go ahead and grab it! […]

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Twisted Mix Tape 46 – Sometimes You Have to Know When to Let Go

  If you’ve been following the news, then you are well aware of the tragedy that befell my other site Raised on the Radio in January. Yes, the unthinkable happened, some kid in India making .25 an hour hacked my site. You’d think that would be bad enough, right? I mean, I’m no code writer […]

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Twisted MixTape #40 – Where Did The Hardy Boys Go Wrong?

I think the first time I ever saw Valerie Bertinelli was on The Hardy Boys. She played a really sweet sorority girl, named Wendy, who was scared because her sorority sisters were getting kidnapped. (If you don’t want to be regaled by my unhealthy fascination with 70’s pop culture feel free to skip to the […]

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The More The Merrier The Music The Better

Hey All! Here’s another looking back post, but this one is a little unique. I was gonna regale you with some awesome photos of the Christmas party I host for the employees (all 5 of them) of my family business, while sharing some of the great playlists that were created on Raised on the Radio […]

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Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday Take Three

  I fear I might start to bore you with this intro thing. So I’m not repeating it. If you want to know why I do Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday you can read about it here. The short version is; I am releasing the soundtrack that is constantly playing in my brain and sharing it with […]