When Bob Seger was writing the song “Turn the Page,” he was touring through the Midwest with Teegarden & Van Winkle. Before recording it, the first ears to hear him play it were the corn fields near Mitchell, SD. That is not a joke.
Thankfully, you’re in luck, because while this article is about a comedian, I am not that comedian.
The song “Turn the Page” is about how long a tour can be, and how it’s not always as glamorous as it may seem when you’re surrounded by the screaming crowds and full stadiums.
“In The Year 2000” (It sounds better if you have Conan say it with a flashlight under his chin), Cameron Crowe released the film Almost Famous. Philip Seymour Hoffman played the character “Lester Bangs,” a reluctant mentor to the main character “William Miller.” Miller shows up, bright eyed, bushy tailed and very, very young...
Historically, the 1500’s were an interesting time but the jury is still out on whether or not they were that great time to have lived in. But there was this dude, Michelangelo (ever heard of him), who wascommissioned to build a bronze horse for Pope Julius II only to have it melted down for a cannon....
Michelangelo Buonarroti said, “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” If you don’t know who that is, he was the ninja turtle with the orange mask. The man’s an artist with nunchakus...
The Bones of J.R. Jones