Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, died Friday morning after a three-year battle with cancer. In 2009 Yauch was diagnosed with a cancerous salivary gland, and at the time Yauch expressed his hope that it “very treatable.”
Here’s “Make Some Noise,” the first single from the Beastie Boys’ newest album, Hot [...]
While it’s well-known that I’m a political junkie, what many folks don’t know is I’m just as equally a sports junkie. Baseball has long been my favorite sport, and while I am a fan of the hometown Milwaukee Brewers, I’m also a huge fan of the New York Yankees.
One of the reasons that I [...]
In response to Richard Nixon’s offensive in Cambodia, begun on April 30, 1970, students all over the nation began to protest. In Kent, Ohio, the home of the state’s regional college, Kent State University, the protests were fierce. Republican Governor James Rhodes, a “law and order” type, brought in the National Guard and personally oversaw [...]
Doug! Image courtesy Alan David Charles Photography
One of the nice things about being slave labor at the Zach Wisniewski Home for Wayward Bloggers posting at Blogging Blue is that we have the editorial freedom to write about the things that interest us, and to promote candidates that we feel deserve support. So even [...]
Some say I’m a fool for attempting to turn Waukesha County “blue” with my blogging and Drinking Liberally Waukesha. But the alternative is to sit around, wring my hands, and lament that things will never change. To me, that would be foolish. I’d rather aim high, take risks and lose than give up or settle [...]