Music and Entertainment
As a passionate fan and connoisseur of REAL music, references to this genre also appear in numerous articles in other sections of my writing. I have presently only published music and entertainment articles on my blog but am very keen to pursue this genre of my writing on a more professional scale.
I published a number of articles, band & artist interviews and concert and music reviews on a South African music website in the late 2000’s but, sadly, both the website and the hard drive containing these no longer exist.
Music Motivated by Murder: “Suffer Little Children” by The Smiths
This is the second article in a series examining music motivated by murder. I’ll provide information about the songs, the killers and the heinous nature of their crimes during this series… read more
Music Motivated by Murder: “Gary Gilmore’s Eyes” by The Adverts
This is the first in a series of articles where I’ll examine music motivated by murder. I’ll provide information about the songs, the killers and the heinous nature of their crimes. Killer track #1 is “Gary Gilmore’s Eyes”, a single released by The Adverts… read more
Johnny Hart: A Look at the Controversial B.C. Cartoonist
Johnny Hart was the creator and illustrator of the well-known cartoon strip, B.C. He also co-created and wrote The Wizard of ID with fellow cartoonist Brant Parker. The legendary cartoonist skirted with controversy in his older… read more
South African Music Legends: Juluka were Masters of the 20th Century
Juluka. The name is synonymous with SA music, protest, non-racism and a damn fine, ethnic sound for decades, isn’t it? Without a doubt, the band has forged a name for themselves as SA music royalty. Juluka are South African music legends, with primary members, Johnny Clegg and Sipho Mchunu, household names to most South Africans, and others the world over… read more