Tag: High school

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: U2, “The Joshua Tree”

Rob Smith ruminates on high school, time, energy, and U2....

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 9

And it’s on to Disc 3 of this seven-disc compilation — and it looks like we’ve pinpointed the moment when the ‘80s become,...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: The B-52’s, “Rock Lobster”

On a warm spring afternoon, with my school bag swung over my shoulder, I took a leisurely walk home from Forest Elementary School,...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Cream, “Sunshine of Your Love”

This week I received word that an old high school classmate, Steve Zella, is missing after a kayak accident in the Texas community where he...