What’s at stake Aug. 9

Usually, our airwaves are polluted by political commercials in even-numbered years. Another example of why I detest public-employee unions generally and teacher unions specifically is that our airwaves were befouled in 2010, and now this year with Recallarama, and will be again in 2012, with presidential, U.S. Senate, Congressional and legislative races. Since my time has been wasted in […]

Presty the DJ for Aug. 2

Today in 1961, the Beatles made their debut as the house band of the Cavern Club in Liverpool, before they had recorded music of their own creation. Birthdays start with Edward Pattern, one of Gladys Knight’s Pips … … born one year before Doris Kenner of the Shirelles: Garth Hudson played keyboards for The Band: […]