Tag archives for music

The secret is out: I was an Andy Williams fan

When I was a kid, I loved listening to and watching the “Andy Williams Show” on NBC. The variety show, one of the last of the breed in the mid-’60s, was a throwback to the early days of television and a less confrontational America. A lifelong Republican, Williams made an exception in 1968 when Bobby […]

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The French can sure play a typewriter!

For anyone who ever used a typewriter, this will be music to your ears!

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Top pop hits in Germany last year

Here are the 29 biggest pop hits of 2011 in Germany, according to Mashup-Germany.

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.