Why do guys who play the banjo always look so fucking happy?

Why do guys who play the banjo always look so fucking happy? Have you noticed that? I don’t think I’ve ever seen somebody playing the banjo that didn’t look absolutely giddy and gleeful while they were doing it? It’s kind of odd, I think. John Fogerty and Paul McCartney notwithstanding, serious guitarists pretty much never […]

So, I’m starting a new business…

So, I’m starting a new business… For the longest time, I’ve been dreaming up and writing down interesting ideas for names of ought-to-be-existent musical groups…and stage names for wannabe actors and actresses. Over the years, this has become kind of a hobby…in reality, perhaps a bit more like an obsession…but now I’m actually thinking of […]

Whatever happened to Italo Pizza?

Whatever happened to Italo Pizza? At various seemingly-random points in my life, that same peculiar question has popped into my head completely unannounced and unexpected…”Whatever happened to Italo Pizza?”…just as it did a moment ago. One and three-quarters of a city block from the apartment building where I grew up, just off the corner of […]