Joe Beernink

I know they’re been around for a while now, but I only recently discovered The Pretty Reckless, a band fronted by the incredible voice of Taylor Momsen. They’re definitely more in...

Today, John Scalzi went all political talking about Donald Trump and the madness that is the idea of Trump ever becoming President. I meant to just post a link to his...

Heard this song the other day, and it just stuck with me. Very pretty, and calls to be on a soundtrack somewhere. Enjoy.

So I didn’t blog much in 2014…just 9 entries by my count. Nine. I used to do that in two weeks. So I don’t blame you if you’ve given up hope...

This one’s been out a while, but it’s a catchy tune, and a pretty good message. Here’s a little inspiration for you tonight, courtesy of Lady Antebellum, and their song, Compass.

I’ve had Jason Aldean’s song Night Train running on repeat in my head today. The video isn’t great—they missed an incredible opportunity to put a story video together—but the song  is...

I’d never heard of Halestorm until I heard this song on the radio last week. Reminds me Evanescence a bit. Haven’t heard of a lot of their other stuff yet, but...

Back in 1996, I started writing a novella based on the song, 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl) by the Canadian band, The Tragically Hip. I worked on it, off...

I should have posted this when I first saw it a few weeks ago, but every one of my Canadian friends on Facebook beat me to it. Only last night did...

Last week, I started a new series of posts on the most important music in my life. This entry stays in the 1980’s and sits on the line between pop and...

For a while now, I’ve been thinking about all the types of music I’ve listened to over the years. I’ve listened to quite the variety, but some songs, and albums (back...

I’m not anywhere in the place where this song affects me a great deal, but I can easily remember a time when it would have. One of these days I’m going...