Looking back on past CES Shows in Las Vegas, here is a little audio fantasy I recorded back in 2007, when we were told that adopting a “digital lifestyle” was something desirable.
Spent an evening at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA last week, my first visit to the warmest sounding (and looking) concert hall I have ever experienced. It did justice to a deeply satisfying performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 by pianist Emanuel Ax, and managed to take the rough edges off of [...]Read More..>>
Did you know that Saint Nicholas is Baba Chaghaloo in Afghanastan? This among the factoids in my friend Georgia Hess’ history of a jolly fat man with a past. Who Was Nicholas?Read More..>>
It is like the Eurovision Awards that gave rise to Abba. Every year I look forward to learning what tweaky travel trend the research firm Euromonitor comes up with. Each November at World Travel Mart in London it issues a report that usually defines some off-the-wall reason people step forth into this wonderful weird world. [...]Read More..>>
Prayer Room at Taipei Airport. It is so refreshing to travel and get a glimpse of civilization away from the rancor of the lunatics, the Elmer Gantrys of cable TV and the politicians looking for votes in dark places.Read More..>>