I’m back

I know what you’re thinking — what happened to my high school football blogging toward the end of the playoffs and in the spring.

Obviously I’m still alive. My fingers still work. And I’m still employeed by this newspaper.

“R.I.P. Richard”

“R.I.P. Richard” Richard Carter Last Saturday morning, some friends of mine and I got the news that a friend  that we’d known since high school had passed away. I met Richard Russell when he was a freshman at Old High and also discovered computers from him, since he was an early advocate, and we kept…

Carter: “a cool dancehall would be nice”

Richard Carter “A cool dancehall would be nice…” I just left The Spot where Chris Roberson and Jac Chalfant were working. Of course, both are the lead vocalists of their respective bands, Dr. Philgood and the Let’s Get It On’s and also Jac Damsel. It’s sort of cool that two singers work together in a…

Carter: “Theatres, recoveries and live music”

“Theatres, Recoveries and Live Music” Richard Carter It’s not been an all-positive summer so far as far as health goes. One the good side, I spoke with a friend of mine at Charley’s Guitar Shop in Dallas and he told me that Brian Harris’s surgery last Tuesday went very well, and that he’s doing good.…

Carter: “The Good News Is”

“The Good News is” Richard Carter Whilst in Dallas yesterday, I had the good fortune to be able to chat with one Brian Harris, perhaps the best rock guitarist who comes regularly to the Fallz to play—and clearly one of the nicer musicians anywhere. The good news is that there’s a strong chance Queen for…

Carter: “A Week of Music”

“A Week in Live Music” Richard Carter What a week for live music. Wednesday night, Steven Adler and Chip Z’Nuff came to the Iron Horse Pub with Adler’s band Adler’s Appetite (his former band’s first CD title was “Appetite for Destruction”) and everyone I know who attended had nothing but positive things to say about…