K-Chuck Radio: a post you can “c” through all the “grimes”

This happens so often in popular music, it’s enough to make your head swim.  For a few years, Prince called himself some doodle, which I guess spells out “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.”  And Sean Combs has been Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy, I don’t know, what is it now, Doody, Dundy, Dinghy… Recently…

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Another reason to support BlackBerry phones … Donald Trump doesn’t use one.

Yesterday, I’m watching MSNBC – I’m watching a lot of MSNBC for some reason, maybe it’s to pick up references to obscure rap lyrics from Ari Melber, or to guess if Lawrence O’Donnell’s questions to the panelists are twice as long as the panelist’s answers… And the MSNBC hosts announced that President Donald Trump is…

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Could I return to the Boreas Ponds this year? Maybe next year?

It’s a location with an amazing, breathtaking view of the Adirondack High Peaks. But it’s a hike.  A major hike for the inexperienced. Trust me.  I’ve done it twice.  And I’m still surprised I can walk today. That being said … there may be a plan that can allow me access to the Boreas Ponds…

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Yeah, that is a rough stretch on I-787…

There’s a section of Interstate 787 – just before you reach Exit 6 – where, if you look over to the side of the road, you can see what looks like a rotting white tree next to a stream.  I’ve pulled over on occasion and photographed that tree, but I’ve never felt that I’ve captured…

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7 and 7 on Saturday, May 19, 2018

You might have noticed that the “7 and 7” Saturday blog and podcast share has been slightly bereft of Times Union blog posts. Let me explain. A few weeks ago, I discovered that one of my old photos – a night shot of the Madison Theater – was being used in conjunction with an article…

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One more swim into the infrared pool…

Background. I’ve dabbled off and on with infrared film, mostly black and white film (Kodak HIE) and color film (Kodak EIR, Aerochrome).  I’ve had some success with the products, including the photos Backstretch and Aerochrome Falls. Then I received some news.  My infrared film connection – the one who got his mitts on the last…

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Why should I care about NBC’s new drama “The Inbetween”?

It seems to be a very over-used TV trope.  Someone can speak to the dead, and the dead can answer back.  Yeah, it’s only been done on network TV just once or twice … Ghost Whisperer, Medium, Tru Calling, Pushing Daisies, Dead Like Me, heck we could go back to the days of Topper and…

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