Ray Manzarek is dead, 74 years ain’t bad, but cancer…I’m sorry that’s how he had to go. May that he is infinite now. Ray Manzarek was the songwriter. Morrison was the lyricist. Morrison gave the songs of the Doors the direct empathic heft, the dizzying drop into a fever dream of bohemian revelation. John Densmore [...]
Facebook is pretty much the Gettysburg of the internet culture war. It’s the epicenter of binary bloodshed. Houses are divided, attacks are vicious, and no matter what happens, you will see body parts you wish you hadn’t. We can’t help it. Even the wussiest amongst us are embolden by the internet. I think Sir Friendzone [...]
You can explode with incompetence or immaturity and turn those failings into personal profit. All it takes is business sense and a disregard for opprobrium so absolute that it is comparable to a black hole.