Donald Teplyske | November 3, 2013
A couple weeks ago, a writer named Michael Trenholm- within a piece written for the Roots Music Canada website- dropped the following:
I have to acknowledge complete ignorance that some music writers provide CD reviews without the actual CD. I was surprised to learn this week that some obtain [...]
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Donald Teplyske | October 27, 2013
Not that anyone has noticed- the world has kept spinning, stucco bathtubs are still rough, Twitter continues to bat south of the Mendoza Line- but I haven't been writing too much since August. Prioritizing, as some leadership gurus might suggest. My day job is wonderful- I love every minute of [...]
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Donald Teplyske | October 6, 2013
Just when one thought the silliness couldn't get worse, it did.
For the past week we have endured the foolishness that has been the attempted spin around the US government shutdown. By the time the stupidity had reached its maximum on Fox News, the storm around "Old Bicycle Chain" [...]
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