A hearty thanks to Brendan, Hua and Cynic for coming in and really just kicking ass last week. It was a lot of fun for me, like reading my own personalized magazine--which I also got to write for. Pushing that notion forward some G.D, is going to migrate over from his site Postbourgie, and offer some perspective this week.

My old friend, Ricardo Gutierrez is going to talk some about music production, and specifically, his specialty, engineering. RIc spent many years working at the legendary Hit Factory, and still have great memories of him blasting Radiohead's "Idioteque" for us on what had to be the most expensive speakers I'd ever seen. It was the first time I'd ever experience sound as a drug.

Lastly, Sara Mayeux, who writes at Prison Law Blog, will talk some about criminal justice policy among other things. I keep meaning to link to Sara's extremely kind piece on this blog's community of history buffs.

As always, be kind folks. As last week, I'll be around.

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