The United States of Conspiracy

“The United States of Conspiracy” PBS Frontline – July 28, 2020 A Hit Job On Conspiracy Theories and Theorists & Alternatives to One Narrative Today John Fraim   The PBS program “The United States of Conspiracy” was outwardly about Alex Jones, the super star of conspiracy theorists today. It offered that rare, trusted media real estate […]

Johnny Appleseed

(Note: From time to time, we post the posts of others verbatim as they seem perfect just the way they are. We have reposted Ohio composer and educator Rick Sowash’s weekly newsletter which includes a musical piece written by Rick. His post on Sunday 7/26/20, the fourth month of the pandemic when stautues and monuments […]

Translinear Light

“Jagadishwar” from the Translinear Light Album (2004) Alice Coltrane Review by John Fraim Where is John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane and McCoy Tyner when the world needs them so much? Trane left us in 1967 and Alice Coltrane forty years later in 2007. McCoy left us on March 6, 2020 … just before the pandemic struck […]

The Vast of Night

“There’s something in the sky!” The summer of the pandemic has seen the release of a number of spectacular low budget, indie horror films. Perhaps the best of these is The Vast of Night created by a television commercial producer living in Oklahoma, Andrew Patterson. The film is another example of the benefits of persistence by […]

The FreeNation Directory

Perfumes, sounds and colors. I wanted to briefly catch readers and subscribers up on my latest activities. I’ve been spending less time on blogging articles to Midnight Oil and more time on a larger, project called the FreeNation Directory. The directory is complete for now but there are other names and groups that could be added to it. […]