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George Lucas

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Director, Featured | Comments Off on George Lucas

Let’s be honest here. What George Lucas has done to his own Star Wars...

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Barn Advertising

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on Barn Advertising

Before folks traveled almost exclusively on interstate highways, when two-lane...

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Album: Songs in the Key of Life

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Featured, Songs | 1 comment

The word “genius” probably gets thrown around too often, just as...

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King Kong

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on King Kong

Construction of the Empire State Building had only recently been completed when...

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The Everglades

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on The Everglades

Smack dab in Central Florida is the Kissimmee River, which most folks never see...

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“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Featured, Holiday | Comments Off on “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

He’s wanting her to stay, she can’t make up her mind. Such a simple...

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Jimmie Johnson

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Jimmie Johnson

If race car drivers were athletes, we’d have to discuss whether Jimmie...

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Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Food | Comments Off on Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Is there anything that doesn’t taste better with some cream cheese added?...

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Brian Wilson

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Brian Wilson

I’m fascinated by the role producers play in creating memorable records....

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Target

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Americana | Comments Off on Target

Doesn’t it seem like you never heard of Target stores, and two days later...

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