My latest ode to celebrity – this one for the august and decorated Henry Kissinger. I’m trying a new technique in this video: imagine a parade of archival footage of Henry’s handiwork in Southeast Asia, juxtoposed with images of he in his old age, playing Lady MacBeth, View all photos
This track has grown to be my favorite off my first album america’d. It’s also the music video I’m proudest of. Did it all myself!
Besides featuring me playing guitar, cut-outs of cute women and a bobble-headed Saint Martha herself, the video also features my main man on drums – George Arsenault. The guy is a monster on the skins.
Let’s see if you can get the plot line and message of the song, just by watching. Leave a comment! Which band was I lamely trying to emulate here??
Talk to you later,
Another essay from the vault – written on the occasion of Yasser Arafat’s death and published in a 2004 edition of the Boston Metro. Not quite radical enough yet, but on the right track.
Yasser Arafat is dead. One more Islamofascist bites the dust. Call it one small step forward for mankind. View all photos
Originally appearing in a 2004 issue of the Boston Metro – this kind of criticism is always current. Google “big dig corruption” on any given Sunday and you‘ll see what I mean.
The bad news about the Big Dig keeps getting worse. While most of the news media are accurately reporting the View all photos
Another essay from the vault – written when Ben Bernanke was appointed – now very relevant as his future is uncertain – and his misdeeds and incompetence have become public knowledge.
I finally understand the mysterious nature of money. Rather than begin at the beginning, let’s work backward from recent news – View all photos
My old music teacher called it “East-a Boston” for all the Italians who used to call it home back in the 70s and up View all photos