Month: November 2021

  • Dead Rock Stars Loverboy Scott Smith

    Dead Rock Stars Loverboy Scott Smith

    Scott Smith was the bassist for Loverboy from their inception until his death in 2000. On 30 November 2000, Smith was sailing his boat, the 36-foot Sea Major, with two friends off the coast of San Francisco near the Golden Gate Bridge, when a large wave swept him overboard. Searches conducted by the Coast Guard…

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  • US Guns Murder Suicide

    US Guns Murder Suicide

    Gun violence The United States has the highest rate of civilian gun ownership per capita. Bad news According to the CDC, between 1999 and 2014 there have been 185,718 homicides from use of a firearm and 291,571 suicides using a firearm. Good News Despite a significant increase in the sales of firearms since 1994, the…

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  • Real People Mentioned in Beatles Songs

    Real People Mentioned in Beatles Songs

    Person Song Lyric Peter Brown The Ballad of John and Yoko “Peter Brown call to say, you can make it O.K. You can get married in Gibraltar near Spain. Christ you know it ain’t easy, you know how hard it can be. “ Paul McCartney Glass Onion ” Well here’s another clue for you all,…

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