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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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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 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 MixTape 31 (Whoa! #31 is the Halloween Mixtape!)

scary |ˈske(ə)rē| adjective ( scarier , scariest ) informal frightening; causing fear: a scary movie. • uncannily striking or surprising: it was scary the way they bonded with each other.   This week’s topic for our Halloween Mixtape is Scary songs. You may take full liberty with this topic my friends. Scary because of the […]

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Twisted MixTape 23

  Whose idea was it to make a greatest hits mixtape anyway? Come on, fess up…. Ok fine, it was me. The thing is I am so freaking predictable when it comes to the music I like. Especially when it comes to finding some band that not everyone has heard to make a greatest hits. […]

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Twisted MixTape Tuesday 15

I can’t believe how hard these lists have been. For a decade that most people say was void of much “quality” music. It’s been nearly impossible to stick to my own rules. So much so that I was tempted to have an 80’s vol 3, but it’s time to move on. We’ve all tracked down […]