A Game of Thrones a great show, but you gotta read the book(s)
/ July 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

LIke all the other fantasy nerd freaks out there, I got hooked on “A Game of Thrones” from the very first episode. But unlike the truly devoted, I wasn’t aware of the series of books until the TV drama first made its appearance. And as a further confession, I didn’t take the time to purchase…

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I’m an artist, and I’m sensitive about my stuff…
/ July 25, 2013 2 COMMENTS

Sometimes at those points in life when you feel like you’re just drifting, maybe you’re just headed toward better shores… Had a very uplifting heart-to-heart with one of my oldest friends earlier today about the music. Like I told him, I haven’t gigged in almost a year, although I maintain my practice regimen and my…

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About that ‘n’ word…
/ July 24, 2013 1 COMMENTS

One of my favorite “Free Your Mind” columns from my writing days at the Metro Times… LIFESTYLE > FREE YOUR MIND Why the ‘N’ word refuses to die   BY KEITH A. OWENS Published 6/14/2006 First, a warning. This column contains racially offensive language for which the author makes no apology. Not that offensive language —…

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After Earth, After Will Smith, After Awhile…
/ July 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

I haven’t yet seen “After Earth” and, based on the painfully bad reviews it’s been getting I can’t see myself spending $10 to witness a train wreck. I have a personal policy when it comes to movies, and that policy is that unless it’s supposed to be the absolute bomb of a flick? I’m waiting…

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Adjusting to an aging man’s best friend
/ July 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

I’m finding that sometimes it can be a little trying on the patience dealing with an older dog, but that’s my fault. After all, Jam can’t help getting older (he’s 12) but I can definitely do something about doing a little self-improvement in the patience area. Just as an example? We live in a three-story…

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