Falling Down the Mountain: Seattle’s Beloved Radio Station Makes a Slow Descent

In the age of iPods, satellite and internet radio, the notion of FM radio station programming directors hand picking music playlists almost seems quaint.  Radio advertising is a throwback to times when the captive consumer had no choice but to be yelled at. So if my iPod docks directly on my alarm clock, why do I continue to listen … More Falling Down the Mountain: Seattle’s Beloved Radio Station Makes a Slow Descent

True Colors Tour: Carson and Rosie and Cyndi oh my!

Cyndi Lauper created a tour called True Colors to raise awareness about GLBT equality.  The Seattle stop featured Carson Kressley of Queer Eye as the MC, Nona Hendrix (at 6pm? Who was there?), Joan Armatrading (blast from the past!), Rosie O’Donnell, The B-52’s (woohoo!), and of course Cyndi Lauper.  Performers that did other cities that … More True Colors Tour: Carson and Rosie and Cyndi oh my!

Amazon, iPod, Sirius, and Tivo: My music consumption is out of control! Can Zune save the day?

Ever since my iPod died a few months ago (you can’t ride with it in your pocket in the pouring rain for hours – imagine!) I’ve taken a step back and looked at all these bills and asked myself, “How can I get this in control?” My current monthly consumption: Item Monthly spend Pros Cons … More Amazon, iPod, Sirius, and Tivo: My music consumption is out of control! Can Zune save the day?