Cash Flow: How Streaming Music Pays

Paying Attention: Everything streams these days. Video. Headlines. Stock Prices. Music. Streaming is fast becoming what broadcasting was and is: a way to distribute content and information to the widest possible group of people effectively and efficiently. The technology behind streaming has become so good that typically the transmissions are seamless, without glitches or pauses. […]

The Most Important Article You Will Read in 2015: What is Code?

Paying Attention: From Bloomberg.com, here’s the link to Paul Ford’s amazingly interesting and totally necessary article: What is Code.  The reality of the world we live in now and the world we will live in tomorrow and the future is that everything is increasingly controlled by software. Digital instruction will soon be embedded in almost […]

The Weekend Concert Series: Amy Winehouse, Glastonbury 2007

The Hunt For New Music: Amy Winehouse died on 23 July 2011. At the time of her death she has completed and released one terrific album (“Back in Black” ) and produced a series of searing, scintillating, musically-exciting concerts. As good as the recorded songs were, Amy Winehouse was such a force of nature, that the […]

Best SNL Opening Monlogues: Kevin Hart (date)

Paying Attention: SNL has brought a lot of humor (and comedians) to American culture. This post starts a series that honors the very best opening guest monologues on SNL. First up: Kevin Hart, with a classic from January 2015.   The Fine Print: Embed via YouTube. Thanks to SNL for sharing. All rights reserved by […]

Under Armour Makes Its' Move

Paying Attention: When Jordan Spieth came within a stroke of moving into a playoff for the The (British) Open Championship, most eyes were on the piece of history he was trying to make: become the first player since Ben Hogan to win three majors in a year (Hogan won the Masters, the U.S. Open and […]

Under Armour Makes Its’ Move

Paying Attention: When Jordan Spieth came within a stroke of moving into a playoff for the The (British) Open Championship, most eyes were on the piece of history he was trying to make: become the first player since Ben Hogan to win three majors in a year (Hogan won the Masters, the U.S. Open and […]

The Weekend Concert Series: The Blues Brothers Live at Winterland, 1978

The Hunt for New Music. The Blues Brothers, a traditional blues/R&B/soul band, began as an comical/music act on Saturday Night Live, inspired by a meeting that John Belushi had with blues singer Curtis Salgado while Belushi was filming Animal House.   In the faux-blues-band-turned-real-live-performers, Belushi performed as “Joliet Jake” Blues (Vocals) and Aykroyd was Elwood Blues(Backing […]