Monthly Archives: January 2018

Divine Secrets of the Spin Class Sisterhood

  While this is Super Bowl week in Minneapolis and we’re all hoping for the Miracle in Minnesota this Sunday, I thought I’d post first about the unique community of spin class cyclists, since we talked last night about creating … Continue reading

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The Guests of the Grammy’s Find Their Own Ways To Send Their Messages

From politics to powerful tributes the Grammy’s did not waste the opportunity to reach millions of viewers as a platform for awareness and change. While more subtle and less speech driven than other award shows, the Grammy’s participants made their … Continue reading

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Jay-Z, Van Jones & The Presidential Tweet

I anticipated writing this post about Jay Z because I thought he was going to make news as a rapper who would attain high accolades at the 2018 Grammy’s.  He was nominated for eight awards but came away with no … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence descends on the 60th Grammy Awards!

The 60th annual Grammy’s may not have robots strutting down the red carpet this year but instead will be hailed the first awards show to have its content generated by artificial Intelligence technology.  The IBM AI Watson platform has partnered … Continue reading

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The Shape of Shifting Priorities

The audience in New York and on social media booed at one award handed out last night. Ed Sheeran beat out P!NK, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Kelly Clarkson for Best Pop Solo Performance.  To make matters worse, he didn’t even show … Continue reading

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Sinners and Winners at the 2018 Grammys

The 60th annual Grammy Awards were held last night in New York City, bringing an end to it’s fifteen year run in Los Angeles.  Although a staple of award season telecasts, The Grammy’s are often represented as an unabashed rebel in … Continue reading

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#Grammys Performances Bring Twitter Together

  Twitter is often a site of controversy.   While many people who tweeted during last night’s Grammys had contrasting opinions on the winners in each category, they tweeted very similar reactions to almost every single performance.  I refreshed my Twitter … Continue reading

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Time’s Up or #metoo at Grammys?

  Getty Images/iStockphoto Following the Golden Globes lead, this year the red carpet at the Grammys was decorated with white roses in support of the Time’s up movement.  At least I think that was the primary movement being supported.  It … Continue reading

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The 2018 Grammys: They Could Make or Break a Music Career

While the Grammys may have originally served as merely an award ceremony highlighting the most notable singers, songwriters and albums from the prior year, in today’s streaming world, they mean so much more. Jeff Slate, of NBC’s THINK opinion section, … Continue reading

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So much, much, much more than Raffi

With the arrival of our third granddaughter on Friday, my wife and I are left to ponder what lies ahead in our near-term music-listening future – just in time for the Grammys. Lisa Loeb is nominated for the Best Children’s … Continue reading

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