EMOTIONAL POSTS Category

SONGS FROM ‘THE POINT’ [Part 3].

Everyone’s heard of ‘THE POINT’. Even if you don’t know from personal experience, surely you’ve heard the stories, the legends, moments and magic that supposedly happened up on that hill. Old timers, friends, parents, older bothers, townies, local icons, denim warriors….hell, even your sister probably has something to say about The Point that you might […]

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REST EASY, MR. TANNER.

This week Bob Saget passed away at only 65 years old and and the sudden loss reverberates tremendously in the Land of TNUC. Mr. Tanner (or Danny) earned the title of “America’s Dad” and if you grew up religiously watching TGIF on Friday nights in the early 1990’s, you probably agree. To me, he will […]

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ROXY MUSIC’S AVALON.

According to ancient legend, Avalon was the magical “Island of the Blessed” – a mythical land where King Arthur recovered from his wounds after the Battle of Camalann. This is also where his sword the Excalibur is said to have been forged.  “Avalon is part of the King Arthur legend and is a very romantic […]

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FRACTURED MIRROR.

From YouTube user “El Gato”… I have a great story with this song (‘Fractured Mirror’ from Ace Frehley’s 1978 solo album). One cool day in South Florida in 1978 during Christmas, me and a bunch of friends were playing and riding our BMX bikes and within our group there was one kid from another neighborhood […]

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PAYING RESPECTS TO THE MAN.

Happy Holidays folks and welcome to another John Candy season. That’s right, this time of year Candy is supreme ruler of the holidays around here as movies like Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Home Alone and Uncle Buck are in constant rotation. Candy brought the nonstop laughs, but beneath it a sincerity and seemingly effortless realness […]

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SONGS FROM ‘THE POINT’ [Part 2].

Greetings cosmic travelers and horny wanderers of the night. You’ve come to the right place. Hopefully you remember back to Part 1 of this special feature, a unique offering that saw Uncle T crawling out of his usual 1980’s shtick and into a plum-colored, velvet-interiored 1977 van filled with nothing but crucial tunes for that […]

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