Tag Archives: music

Trump Seen Stacking Pink Floyd Albums Along Southern Border

“Mother should I build the wall? Mother should I run for President?” — Donald Trump, age 8 President Trump really wants his border wall, Modern Philosophers, and he’s not going to let those tightwad Democrats keep him from getting it. … Continue reading

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Play Me Out, Sam

I found out on Tuesday that my stepbrother had died, Modern Philosophers, and it’s led to a complicated week. Now that Friday is finally here, my thoughts are still a jumbled mess and sorting them out seems impossible. I hope … Continue reading

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Intro to Springsteen

It’s my stepbrother’s fault that I love Bruce Springsteen, Modern Philosophers. Because of the ten year age difference, Chip was in high school and I was in first grade when our parents decided to Brady Bunch us into one big … Continue reading

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Disturbed By The Sound Of Silence

Hello, Modern Philosophers, my old friends.  I’ve come to talk with you again… I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been a fan of the old torture method known as “The Silent Treatment”. Nothing gets under my skin more … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted; Mission Accomplished!

Sometimes, I need to challenge myself to keep running, Modern Philosophers. I’m eight weeks into this running program, and on a hot Sunday morning when my legs were sore from two days of running, it was going to take something … Continue reading

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Jay Z and Solange Knowles To Cover “Love In An Elevator” For Charity

Jay Z and his sister-in-law Solange Knowles want to put last week’s elevator incident behind them, and get back to doing what they do best…making music. The duo announced today that they would record a cover of Aerosmith’s iconic “Love … Continue reading

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Cousin Ed is Dead in the Egg Nog

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
I wrote a Christmas song once for a class at NYU, and for some reason, that monstrosity popped into my head today (maybe it was the cold medicine I’ve been taking!). …

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Dave Grohl Denies Rumor That He Is The Little Drummer Boy

Come they told me…so I did, Modern Philosophers.  Foo Fighters front man and former Nirvana drummer, Dave Grohl, called a news conference today to deny rumors that he had once been The Little Drummer Boy. That lad, who performed for … Continue reading

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Maine Criminologist Disproves The Theory That Only The Good Die Young

Richard Tanner, a Criminology Professor at The University of Maine, today submitted a paper that clearly disproves the romantic notion that only the good die young.  In fact, Professor Tanner’s work goes on to show that good people outlive the … Continue reading

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For The Brown Eyed Bookworm Who Needs A Study Break

She might be in a different time zone, but she’s never too far from my thoughts or my heart.  Tonight, The Girl Who Can Read Me Like A Book is poring over her books and cramming her big brain with … Continue reading

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