If we take the physicists at their science, then yes, you can get something out of nothing. The cosmos, for starters. Music is another matter. Ex nihilo might be fine for the Big Bang or God or John Cage's " 4'33" - nothing out of nothing -- but if music makes you move, think, feel or dream, it's ne ... More >>
Here's something you don't get to say too often: It's a shame when Paul McCartney turns up. Before McCartney arrives, rasping, puppy-eyed, and eager to have a go at the hot new grunge sound of 1993, Dave Grohl's Sound City is an exciting, sometime illuminating documentary about how a squad of techni ... More >>
Lies! Buyouts! Blackmail! Jelly beans! Katie Moulton In 1976, lifelong candy enthusiast David Klein had an idea: to take the lowly jelly bean, that reject runt of the Easter basket, and turn it into gold. Jelly Belly, the world's premiere gourmet jelly bean, was born, and the rest was histo ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/goldstaraward Cheer up, Pop, I bought you some Skypanels.Every publicist faces an inherent credibility problem when pitching a story to the media. In their constant quest for attention -- and ink -- the publicist rarely has the upper hand. They must dutifully, as essayist L ... More >>
Robert Redford and the American façade.
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