Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) As you certainly know by know if you're a regular listener of this program, a good chunk of my career was spent in music radio in Los Angeles. Back in 1997, while working as Rock Editor of the radio/record industry trade magazine The Album Network, I heard a record from a new band called Five for Fighting. I fell in love with it. I met the man who recorded under that band name, John Ondrasik, just in time to learn that [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) When my daughter was little, she's always try to get out of trouble for things she said or did by claiming, "It was a joke!". My response was always, "A joke is supposed to be funny." And perhaps they were, to her! More accurate would have been to say "comedy is subjective." We know that. I can't say I've honestly given right wing comedians a chance to make me laugh. I just know that the few times I've tried, laughter was the last [...]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting joined me to talk about music, and his new "For the Troops III" CD, which is distributed for free to all military.