My first classical composers were Mozart, Beethoven, and Wagner; and my first film composers were John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, and James Horner. My passion for art song, choral music, and opera stems from the former; and my love of film and popular culture, from the later.

Superb Owl

What’s up with this whole Superb Owl LII today? Is it a holiday meant to bring some sort of calendar balance after Groundhog’s Day? Sure, Hedwig happens to be my favorite owl from the Harry Potter series; but seriously, what does it all mean?

PC Gaming

GPU cryptocurrency mining and high DDR4 RAM prices are definitely putting a stranglehold on the PC gaming market.


“A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.”

Frank Herbert, Dune (1965)