Sat January 18, 2014
marc on the blues

Junior Kimbrough, A True Original Stayed True To The Blues' Roots

Album art from the 2002 release, 'You Better Run: The Essential Junior Kimbrough.'
Credit Fat Possum Records

David "Junior" Kimbrough was a throw back to a time when the Blues was raw and repetitive, and juke joints were the primary place to find it. Yet he also managed to be an innovator.

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Fri January 17, 2014

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On NSA Programs

Screencap of the President speaking on the NSA from the Department of Justice, Jan. 17. 2014.
White House

Speaking from the Department of Justice, President Obama announced the results of the administration's review of U.S. electronic intelligence gathering.

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Sat January 11, 2014
marc on the blues

Guitar Player Since 9, Mick Taylor Has Pretty Much Done It All

Mick Taylor as he performed with the Rolling Stones in 1972/1973.
Dina Regine Wikimedia - Creatvie Commons

Michael Kevin ‘Mick’ Taylor will turn 65 in about a week, but I hope he resists retirement as his credits make him one of England’s greatest contributions to Blues and Rock. He’d deserve that accolade if all he’d ever done were his stints with John Mayall and the Rolling Stones.

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Tue January 7, 2014
All Tech Considered

In Gaming, A Shift From Enemies To Emotions

Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 4:56 am

The game That Dragon, Cancer is an interactive memoir about raising a child with pediatric cancer.
That Dragon, Cancer


Sat January 4, 2014
The Record

Phil Everly: Harmony To His Brother's Melody

Originally published on Sat January 4, 2014 5:59 pm