Author Archives: anotheroldguy

A Placeholder Post

Despite the new office, I’ve been writing here more (yay!) (or yay?)  Nevertheless, I did want to do another post where I collect my writing on other sites, since the last one of these.  It is sort of like the … Continue reading

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Why Do (Almost) All Of My Teams Disappoint?

Bob Mould: Disappointed [purchase] For some reason, I am a fan of sports teams that almost always disappoint.  And yet, I keep rooting for them, hoping that this will be their (and my) year.  What did I do to deserve … Continue reading

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English Needs More Words

R.E.M.: So. Central Rain [purchase] How many words does English have?  Depending on your source, you get different numbers, so let’s just go with “lots.”  Yet, despite this, there are some situations that call for new words. A few years … Continue reading

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AOG Linguistic Kardashian Award 2

Back in April, 2016, before our country’s antiquated Electoral College, Russian interference, misogyny, terrible reporting, and some sort of mass insanity resulted in the election to the Presidency of a buffoonish demagogue who surrounded himself with a crew of deplorable … Continue reading

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My Favorite Music of 2018

Yeah, I know it is mid-February.  Blame Trump.   And see my prior piece.  The idea of doing a full discussion of my favorite music of 2018 is just too daunting.  If I wanted to do it with the level of … Continue reading

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

David Bowie: Changes [purchase] If you know me, or read the small print under my picture, you know that music blogging is a hobby, and that my real work is as an attorney.  Being a lawyer is something that I … Continue reading

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My Favorite TV of 2018

Talking Heads: Television Man [purchase] Remember in my last post, where I blamed Trump for my failure to write more here?  Well, I also blame him for the fact that I didn’t listen to as much music this year as … Continue reading

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