A Drunk Stuntman: From Busted to Blogging When Local Hero Guitar player from the Drunk Stuntmen F. Alex Johnson got busted for DUI, he turned to the blogoshpere to chronicle his day to day journey from Drunk Stuntman to Sober Stuntman.
..."If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say Don't Say Anything at all."
My mother taught me that and it seems that Greenfield politicians must never have anything nice to say about anyone. They wouldn't even acknowledge Jessia's interest in an open seat on the Town Council.
It's ironic, I have never gone to see this old people chorus without crying like a baby. It is truly one of the most powerful musical experiences you will ever...experience? I'm actually starting to well up just thinking about them now. Reel it it, Monte. There. Listen in on a Young@Heart rehersal.
She Chasens and hastens Al Gore's will to make known. Alright, it's not "Al Gore's" will so much, but he certainly has gotten the message out. And he's trained a thousand disciples in the Inconvienient Gospel. Longmeadow's Andrea Chasen is one of those disciples.
Take enough walks through downtown Northampton and you're sure to see the infamous street person Al. And now you are as like to see Al transformed into an icon on newspaper boxes and lamp posts. Find out what the artist behind these stickers and his icon, Al, have to say about these stickers.
NOT JUST AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS BROTHER John Elder Robison, the New York Times Best Selling Author Brother of New York Times Best Selling Author Augusten Burroughs. He's not a member of the KISS Army, but he created Ace's guitar.
BRINGING NEW MEANING TO GOOD COFFEE Dean Cycon who runs Dean's Beans brings the notion of "doing good, while doing well" to a whole new level, and he does it even though he isn't suffering from a ridiculous and obsessive coffe addiction, like some radio disc jockeys that I know.
John W. Olver (Amherst)
Washington Address: Holyoke Address:
1027 Longworth 57 Suffolk Street, Suite 310
House Office Building Holyoke, MA 01040
Washington, DC 20515 Phone: 413-532-7010
Phone: 202-225-5335 FAX: 413-532-6543
Massachusetts Senators in U.S. Congress
Edward M. Kennedy
Washington Address: Boston Address:
315 Russell Building Suite 2400
Senate Office Building JFK Federal Office Building
Washington, DC 20510 Boston, MA 02203
Phone: 202-224-4543 Phone: 617-565-3170
John F. Kerry
Washington Address: Springfield Address:
304 Russell Building One Financial Plaza
Third Floor Springfield, MA 01103
Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 413-785-4610 or 4619
Phone: 202-224-2742 Boston Phone: 617-565-8519
FAX: 101-224-8525 FAX: 413-736-1049
ARE YOU OUT THERE? CAN YOU HEAR THIS?
Johnny Memphis. Homegrown, Pick-your-own, Birdsongs, "What did you have for Breakfast this morning?", The Riversound Cafe. For members of our Riverlution the name Johnny Memphis means a lot of different things. And after 21 years, he's leaving our airwaves. But who is the man behind the Memphis?
...a rock that seemed too much to bear which he was never able to push up and over the mountain. Many factors might lead people to believe that the "disabilities" and "differences" of these kids would keep them from ever graduating high school. But their teachers believed in them and they believed in themselves. Now that they have graduated they have helped push their own seemingly unbearable stone over their first ridge.
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN PAMPLONA AND CALCUTTA... ...is Brattleboro, VT. Where the cows don't try and run you down, nor do they just stand around and wander aimlessly. They stroll. Hence, The Strolling of The Heifers.
WHAT A CARD
Andrew Card will receive an honorary degree from UMASS Amherst even though it seems that no one wants him to have it. Find out what two UMASS Professors have to say.
2 BEE, OR NOT 2 BEE?
God, that headline is cheesy. Dan Conlon from Warm Colors Apiary gives us some local insight into the bee plague: Colony Collapse Disorder. Plus he lets me play with the bees.
Isabel Vinson sheds her clothes to shed light on the Pioneer Valley's nuclear issues in a project photographed by Remy Chevalier. The photo caused quite a stire when it appeard on the front page of the Brattleboro Reformer (story by Robert Audette). Listen to Isabel bare her soul.
Bill Henson moved to the Valley becasue UMASS is the place to go to study renewable energy. Can we make renewable energy work here in the Valley, where the technology is being developed?
If you are interested in the Miss Pioneer Valley Pageant, arranging an appearance by Amanda or Amanda's platform please contact Nicole Pajer at email@example.com
Helene Powers and Adam de le Barre I don't know anyone who doesn't know someone who has been touched by cancer. But here in the Valley we are lucky enough to have the Cancer Connection. Helene Powers show us how lucky.
Tori, Tori, Tori Tori is a piano player, a singer, a friend, a student, an aspiring "American Idol", a lover of Italian food and she just happens to have a "disability" called Williams Syndrome. I don't think she let's the last descriptor define her. Listen for yourself: