Category Archives: Geeks

The Tattooed Academic

I’ve been in the United States now for 26 years, going on 27. That span of time has seen a lot of changes, large and small. A large one: a wholesale revision of mainstream American attitudes towards LGBTQ civil rights. A … Continue reading

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Great moments in scholarly research

Phil Ford Looking back at my “friends of the maximum” post of the other day, I fear that I gave in to the temptation of making myself sound more interesting than I really am — posing as some sort of … Continue reading

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Geekin’ High

Phil Ford David Brent Johnson, host of WFIU’s ineffably hip jazz show Night Lights, has posted on the bankruptcy of the International Association of Jazz Education and the attendant cancellation of its annual meeting in Seattle. For forty years the … Continue reading

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