2012

The Clash’s London Calling

November 11, 2012 by

It’s my pleasure to present a guest editorial from Mr. Leo Cahalan. Leo is an audiophile, a vintage-gear expert and a vinyl maven. Remastering Of A Masterpiece: The Clash’s London Calling by Leo Cahalan I spot the white cardboard media mailer left inside the storm door as I turn the car into the driveway. An expectant […]

Anti Social Music

October 11, 2012 by

I like music. I like people. However, I am not a fan of the overwhelming and overbearing ubiquity of social media in our culture. That last statement appears to preclude me from participating in most of today’s interesting digital music discovery services. My plan was to begin writing about some of the exciting new music […]

Amusement Expo Report – Day 2

March 15, 2012 by

Further greetings from Las Vegas. We did get outside briefly and I can report that it was sunny and in the 70s. However, I hear back in Detroit it was in the 70s yesterday. There are also casinos in Detroit. Hmmm, maybe I never left… Anyway, back on the show floor, the mood was still […]

Amusement Expo Report – Day 1

March 14, 2012 by

Greetings from Las Vegas. I’d like to tell you what the weather’s like here, but as most of you know, going outside isn’t really part of the program in this town. However, the mood inside the convention hall is decidedly sunny. An upbeat front of optimism is sweeping across the industry as operators express their […]

EAG 2012

February 1, 2012 by

  The EAG Expo in London was further evidence of the marginalization of the coin-operated amusement industry around the world. Attendance appeared to be light and quite regional. Where the London events of the past used to draw buyers and exhibitors from around the world to this international showcase, this year’s show at the Excel […]