2016: The Good, The Bad and THE GOD-AWFUL!

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If you thought 2015 was god-awful, then boy do you need a slap in the face.  2016 is full of such madness, such despair and such fuckery that I cannot begin to imagine what 2017 will be like (have I said this before???).  With such an unprecedented turn of events happening at the speed of your stupid Facebook feed, it’s no wonder that we’d all like to just throw the year down a trash bin and burn it.  Where shall we begin everyone?  Who or what shall I discuss first?  What in God’s name were the positives?  Do snow monkeys make snow balls and eat them?  We’ll go over it all as we begin with….

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Returning to Eternity: RIP David Bowie (1947-2016)

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How many times have I at least heard one of David Bowie’s songs throughout the day on the radio?  From Let’s Dance on The Mix’s 80s at 8 to Space Oddity on a classic rock station, it never doubted me that the Bowie would end, but it did, and I’m at a loss for words.  I haven’t even seen any of his videos because I never needed to; his hits took me to so many places that the videos were secondary.  With Blackstar released just last Friday, I felt as though he knew his time was up and wanted not to fade into obscurity, but to shine his last beacon into our collective consciousness.  The Prince of the Universe has returned to Eternity.  Farewell David Bowie…I’ll never forget to wear red shoes when I dance the blues…