Review: Google Home

The Internet of Things is finally upon us, and Amazon and Google are fighting it out for the interface to that new world. Amazon’s Echo, priced at $179, was a little too expensive for me. So I bought the Google Home, a more compact and sleek device that reminds me of a Glade air freshener. …

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George Michael: 1963-2016

Hey 2016, bite me. Just when you were running out of time, when you couldn’t wreak any more havoc on the pop world, you had to go and do one more evil thing. This one hurts just as much as David Bowie and Prince did. George Michael, the superstar with the amazing voice who created …

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Album of the Year: Death of the Cool, Cotton Mather

Cotton Mather may be one of the best bands you’ve never heard of. Granted, they had their chances. Their album Kon Tiki, recorded on a four-track recorder, was praised by none other than Noel Gallagher of Oasis. It still didn’t turn them into rock stars. The band broke up for a while, pursued other projects, then reunited to …

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