Music Review: Porcupine Tree – Fear of a Blank Planet

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Foreword Porcupine Tree: Fear of a Blank Planet Released: April 24, 2007 Tracks: 6 Label: Atlantic / Wea If there’s one thing I both love and hate, it’s discovering that a great band has flown completely under my radar. I discovered Porcupine Tree when I was looking at the Amazon.com listing for Rush’s Snakes & Arrows disc, to see what …

Music Genres Out of Control

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I’ve been into music for as long as I can remember. In my youth, I spent more time memorizing the names of the members of Aerosmith than I did memorizing the names of the presidents in History class. That would come back to bite me later, but let’s just say I really loved music (and I could draw the Van …

Six Stupid Things a WordPress Theme Maker Can Do

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Now, I’m not a theme creator myself. I don’t have the time or energy to devote to creating really tight code, not like I used to. These days, I’m about writing words. I need themes that don’t require a lot of heavy lifting because although I can fix things, I don’t want to have to, you know? Give me a …

Review: Apple Mighty Mouse (Bluetooth)

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I have always had very few demands of any computer mouse. It has to be two-button. It has to have a scroll wheel. It has to have at least one side button, and it has to be on the inside for someone who’s right-handed. That’s all. I’ve never needed anything fancy – and I don’t need to spend $150 on …

Music Review: Rush – Snakes and Arrows

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Overture Rush: Snakes & Arrows Released: May 1, 2007. Tracks: 13 Format: Audio CD Label: Atlantic / Wea Rush is back with their first album of original material since 2002, Snakes & Arrows. Let me explain up front that I’ve been a fan of the band for almost 20 years, so this isn’t going to be a completely unbiased review. …