Music: Magic/Science

Music for me, a man who would miss his cues on a slide whistle, is like watching a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat; I know there’s a trick and a way he does it, but damned if I’m not stupefied every time I see it done. But I’ve always wondered what it’s like on the other side of that coin. Does an artist, a master of the craft of music, still hold that infantile wonderment for the same trick, even though they have their own rabbit and hat?

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Your Life on a Hard Drive

or: The Cloud Model…Extrapolated We here at Poppyc**k love technology, and have for years welcomed the idea that one day our future robot overlords will see us for the dangerous and unpredictable variable that we are and decide through complicated algorithms that the course of elimination or enslavement far outweighs the dangers of tolerating our […]

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Ventura County Fair 2010

This is my editorial written last year for the Ventura County Fair which is going on for the next week here in Ventura, Calif. This was originally posted on I figured I would share it with you Poppyc**kers that were kind enough to join the page. Hope it’s a fun read for you.

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