Phish Wish List Redux

Just about a year ago I posted my “Phish Wishlist.”  I’m heading up to 3 shows in Atlantic City this weekend, so it’s time to update and revisit this list. What can I cross off this list since then? Two songs: “Dinner and a Movie” and “Walk Away.” So I’ll

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Making the Case: Summer of '89

“Smegma, dogmatigram, fish market stew.” “Walking across the lawn, stepped upon a log.” “Tipsy, fuddled, boozy, groggy, elevated prime did edit her.” These are the lyrics of Phish. These are the fun, linguistic acrobatics that entertain us. But, from time to time, things get serious we have to acknowledge that

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Tools to Help With Your Diet

Some of you probably know that I’ve lost a little over 30 pounds since May. I did it with the help of a nutritionist, and I’m really happy with the diet, so much so that I actually stick with it now, three months later, with very little effort. I have

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Interesting!

The following post originally appeared on the Phish.net Blog: I admit it: I’m a setlist snob. I started formulating this realization on the field in Indio, when ZZYZX turned to me and said, without the condescension implied, “I remember when I was chasing bust-outs.” And my response was succinctly “If

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Today is Not Yesterday (and Cannot Be)

The following originally appeared on the Phish.net blog: Today starts Phish summer tour 2010, and I can’t help but get sucked into the whole “Phish 3.0” debate: are they still any good? Can they still jam? Will there be any notable performances? Will 2010 be able to hold a candle

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LOST Recap

I was mixed after the LOST finale.  Then I saw the Flashforward finale.  Flashforward is a show that did a *lot* of things wrong, but with only two weeks notice they would be canceled, they rearranged a few scenes, solved the largest mystery, and gave us an interesting, hopeful, cliffhanger-y

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Detox: Day Two

I went to see a nutritionist last week.  My goal was to bring down triglycerides, bring up good cholesterol, and bring down bad cholesterol.  I figure if I do those things, my weight will go down, my energy will go up, and I’ll feel generally better. This week I began my diet

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