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Life in the Smartphone Lane

Posted By: Tim Durling · 9/17/2014 12:11:00 PM

Ever get stuck walking behind someone with their face stuck in their cell phone?  In one Chinese city, they took drastic steps to deal with this...however, what was meant as a sarcastic move has been taken seriously by some...

http://time.com/3376782/chongqing-smartphone-sidewalk-meixin-group/

 

 

Lifesize Star Wars Ships?

Posted By: Tim Durling · 9/15/2014 12:05:00 PM

JJ Abrams apparently going "old school" when it comes to special effects for Episode VII.  This pic is what appears to be a full-scale model of the Millenium Falcon.  Evidently an X-Wing Fighter has also been spotted near the shooting location.

 

Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Posted By: Tim Durling · 9/13/2014 12:00:00 PM

Yes, today is officially, Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day, designed to give kids an opportunity to become more involved in planning, preparing, and cooking meals.  In my opinion, this also includes the funnest part, the clean up!!

It actually reminded me of a Canadian game show from the early 80s called "Just Like Mom."  Anyone remember this gem?

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Posted By: Tim Durling · 2/25/2014 2:58:00 PM

There are a lot of differing opinions on the validity of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but over the years several of the music business's elite have made their way in.  This Saturday Night Solid Gold Show will feature nothing but past and present members of the Hall of Fame!!

Lou Gramm Interview

Posted By: Tim Durling · 9/27/2013 1:52:00 AM

It's not often you get to chat with the voice behind some of rock's most classic songs. I recently had the pleasure of conducting a phone interview with none other than original Foreigner vocalist Lou Gramm. The reason is Lou's upcoming show in Perth-Andover...details for the show here...

http://www.k93.ca/communityevents/Details.aspx?ID=386073

Among other topics are the recent induction of Lou and his former Foreigner bandmate Mick Jones into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, his health issues in the late '90s, working with producer Mutt Lange, and much more. A couple of specific songs we discussed...

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