Our Craving for Useless Information

Next time you’re standing in line at the checkout, take a look at the magazine rack that’s strategically placed so as to catch your eye while waiting to pay for your stuff. Entertainment news, weight loss gimmicks, paranormal stories and so on. I like to read the headlines for a …

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Buying a Vintage Electric Guitar

The Vintage Guitar market has grown significantly over the past decade driving prices for some of these instruments well over their true value. Along with the major brands, just about anything with strings over 25 years old is being advertised as a “vintage” guitar. Price guidelines are available for placing …

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The Reality of Reality TV Shows

Do I like TV? Yes and no. Watching TV can provide hours of entertaining and educational viewing but it seems to me that the entertainment value has become somewhat diluted. Crimes shows that tend to mirror each other with somewhat similar story lines using violence to punctuate the plot. Not …

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Getting the Most From Your Stomp Boxes

With tons of different brands out there, it can be difficult to decide what pedal to buy these days. You can get the one your favourite guitarist uses because you like his sound and that’s fine. I’ve been playing for over 40 years and tried numerous effects to enhance my …

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