The Pop Culture Road Trip
February 2011 Archives

I think people (especially people looking to blame conditions such as bi-polar disorder) are forgetting that Charlie Sheen, before this latest rush of shriek-for-help interviews, had proven himself to be at least a little bit nuts.  (from the NY Daily […]

This Today Show interview with Charlie Sheen is seriously must-watch stuff – that is, if you’re interested in seeing a real-time, last-inning disintegration of a C-level celebrity. One time he was one of the new breed rat pack – in […]

At the NAMM show in January, I popped into the Meyer Sound theater one afternoon to hear a presentation from none other than former-Grateful Dead-member-current-Rat-Dog/Further member Bob Weir. Weir was discussing the revolutionary studio he’s creating in San Rafael, Calif. […]

Hans Lagerweij is the President of Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar travel. As you may know my daughter and I traveled with Quark last fall to Snow Hill Island, Antarctica (below is a photo I took of some fellow […]

“Both parents and kids are loving the styles and fashions we’re making available. We get great e-mails from happy parents, and as a father of three, that really means a lot.” Call it the softer side of Dan Caldwell, co-founder […]

The trip my daughter and I took last fall to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions continues to inspire. This is a new piece I wrote that incorporates some of of my on-board journal/blog.  If you’ve never experienced polar travel before, I […]

I was working on my Jeff Beck article for AOL News last night as the guitar legend won three of the five Grammys he was nominated for – richly deserved. Here’s another short clip from our interview – in this, […]

I’ve seen many sunsets in many places around this country – and this evening’s show stopper here in Huntington Beach, Calif. is right up there with the best.  Fiery pinks, steely blues and liquid-like purples flared and swirled against the […]

The 2011 Grammy Awards start soon – so to whet your appetite here are some Grammy fun facts: The first Grammy Awards were presented on May 4, 1959 in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton. The Record of […]

This 2011 baseball season, the Anaheim Angels turn 50 years old.  We’re huge Angel fans in our household, and have been since the early 1990s. My son and I have experienced hundreds (thousands?) of amazing moments at Angel Stadium. Some, […]