“Too Smart For TV”?

“TV rots your brains.” I heard that phrase all the time growing up. I was a kid, and the people saying it were all bigger and older and presumably smarter than me. So I...

Pulitzer Blues

Yesterday, the 2011 Pulitzer Prizes winners were announced. For those who don’t know, the Pulitzers recognize excellence in various categories of American writing and journalism, extending as far as Music, Drama, Photography, Cartooning and...

Motivation

No matter how hard I’ve tried recently, I’ve been unable to make time for this blog. The Army Field Band Brass Quintet has been carpet-bombing the region with recitals, and I’ve had to fit...

Band > Football

Twenty members of The U.S. Army Field Band spent this week in San Antonio, Texas for the 2012 Army All-American Bowl. For those of you who tuned in to NBC to watch the game:...

Zombies and the People Who Love Them

George Romero has become a household name. The Walking Dead is a phenomenal hit, both in comic stores and on television. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies began a new sub-genre of historical fiction, now containing such installments as Sense...