Sweetwater – An Amazing Evolution of a Recording Studio

Sweetwater Sound was formed in 1979 by Chuck Surack in a VW bus, with a now-classic four track recorder.  He shifted into a retail seller of music instruments, eventually ... Continue Reading →

Park City Mountain Resort – Bigger Skiing Than Elsewhere, With a Small Town Atmosphere

After years of enjoying skiing in southern California at Mammoth and Big Bear, it was time to venture to Utah and discover the town of Park City. The short flight to Salt ... Continue Reading →

Has Deer Valley Maintained Its Top Shelf Status?

    Deer Valley has been consistently ranked toward the top of most lists when it comes to preferred ski resorts. It has been voted the United States’ Best ... Continue Reading →

Gotham ‘The Legend of the Dark Knight’ final season turns David Mazouz into Batman

 Operatic in its shadowy cinematic approach and dark storytelling, the FOX show Gotham is currently in its fifth and final season. To highlight the comic book crime drama ... Continue Reading →

What Does the Future of Entertainment Look Like? Digital Entertainment World Provides a Glimpse

The 2019 Digital Entertainment World took a deep dive into “The Power of Creativity and Influence.” The gathering of entertainment executives traded insights and predictions ... Continue Reading →

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

When I received this book to review last summer, I was stunned at how prescient the premise is; for months thereafter the news became filled with reports of Facebook’s ... Continue Reading →

You Want to Cut the Cord, Will You Be Able to Find Compelling Programs For Free? XUMO says YES

The biggest changes in the TV world have to do with how consumers are choosing to get their programming. For decades cable companies grew happy, fat and dumb laying cable ... Continue Reading →

NAMM – What’s New in the Business of Making Music

Anaheim recently was the epicenter for folks involved in making music. Whether instrument makers, instructors, players or fans, the annual National Association of Music ... Continue Reading →