Brian McLane

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BROOKLYN 11223 IS LATEST PRETENDER ALONG WITH JERSEY SHORE. BUT MOB WIVES IS KING OF VIDEO VIOLENCE.

March 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Social Commentary

I can’t believe I’m going to say this but I’m voting for MOB WIVES. At least they’re being honest. The producers of Mob Wives at least are giving the dumbed down public what it knows it’s really tuning in for. Video Violence. And the latest challenger is Brooklyn 11223. When I was a kid and […]

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THE LEGACY OF JAN AUGUST

January 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Family and Friends

My Grandfather Jan (“Pop Pop”). To the world he was known as Jan August. And to me he is not only my grandfather but one of the greatest pianists I’ve ever seen. He is most well known for his arrangement of Miserlou and Malaguena but there are so many hits. Most people these days would […]

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I CAN’T HELP WHERE MY EYES GO

September 11th, 2011 · No Comments · humor

It’s true. And I’m not just talking about walking down the street, but on Facebook too. There are so many gorgeous and sexy women and I must personally know over 100. Add the internet and it more than doubles. Just saw on a friend’s wall that she lamented being 27, and that someone had suggested […]

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SINCE WHEN IS SOCIAL SECURITY AN ENTITLEMENT???

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Social Commentary

I wonder if Captain Kirk got social security. Did the Federation deduct some credits from his salary. I’d like to see how the future handled it so maybe J.J. Abrams can channel his inner Roddenberry and let us know how it worked out. Gene was so insightful about so many other aspects of the future. […]

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BRIAN MCLANE OF BAD HOTEL TO JOIN ESR IN ORLANDO

July 30th, 2011 · No Comments · music, Social Commentary

When I was in High School, I hung out with David Arthurs and Todd Klepper, Josh Trachtman and some other good friends. To be sure we got a healthy measure of all styles of music in and Mondo Boffo, the band I formed with John Vercesi and Josh had heavy funk, ska and fusion influences. […]

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