Words Have Power

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity’ but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

What to Look For In a Good Cheap Guitar

What to Look For In a Good Cheap Guitar

I recently got an email from one of my coworkers who wanted to know what she should be looking for in a good used guitar in the $100 range.  I thought I’d share the answers with you, because people get asked this a lot and it’s one of the most common...
Superman Classic

Superman Classic

Robb Pratt gave us Superman fans a new little work of art to geek out over: The character design is a departure from anything I’ve ever seen before on this subject material – it has an appeal that’s hard to define, but is immediately engaging.  The...
The Major Scales

The Major Scales

How to Play the Major Scales on a Guitar I used to teach beginning guitar to technical directors at Rhythm & Hues one day a week on my lunch break. I’d been relying on material made by other people for my classroom materials, but I couldn’t find...
Chicken Steadicam

Chicken Steadicam

But Only If You’re A Chicken.   This video has been around for a while, but there may be something to learn from chickens yet. Watch in amazement as this chicken’s head remains precisely located in space regardless of the motion of its body. Then be...
Warp Drive – One Step Closer

Warp Drive – One Step Closer

The main problem with developing working warp drive apparently isn’t the math. We’ve figured that part out. What we need, though, is an unimaginably monumental supply of energy to power the thing. The spokesman for CERN’s ALPHA experiment—Jeffrey...