Bunnies and goats and Yinzers on bikes

I spent last weekend in Pittsburgh visiting family and meeting my niece’s amazing baby boy. While I was in town, I also wanted to do a little research on The Book I’ve been grappling with, but time was short. To make the most of it, I took my bike along for the trip and rode …

YinzCam … it’s a ‘Burgh thing

Pittsburgh startup YinzCam is getting a little love from Mashable. Very cool idea. It gives sports fans the ability to see different angles/replays on their mobile devices while they’re at the game. The interesting stat is that when they first rolled it out at a Penguins game at the beginning of the 2009 season, 10 …

More Rory on the way

JamBase reports that two new posthumous Rory Gallagher releases are on the way, including a DVD biography of the guitar great. Can’t wait to see that. He’s one of rock’s most underrated guitarists, especially when he picked up the slide. I’ve been a fan since I was a kid and managed to see him open …

An inverted NPR moment, thanks to Hank Stuever

NPR likes to define its “moments” as those times you sit in your driveway with the car running, waiting for a particularly enthralling story to end before going into your house. Thanks to Hank Stuever and his marvelous book “Tinsel,” Lara and I had an inverse NPR moment recently. Our friend Barb loaned us an …

Server migration turns up lost gems

While I was migrating to new servers, I realized I have a lot of stuff buried on my server that predates my blogging days. Much of it was created with an image program called Arles. Previously, I was linking to much of this from the left rail of my page, but it really didn’t do …