Live by the sword

Posted in Uncategorized on May 17th, 2013 by turlach – Be the first to comment

In an interview on NPR yesterday Marcus Owens, a former agent discussed the current scandal affecting the agency.

I think they’re going to start losing employees. You know, those that are eligible to retire are probably going to wake up tomorrow morning and decide this would be a nice day to just stay home and read the paper and, you know, email their resignation in. Morale will be hurt. I think there will be a huge resource strain just dealing with the investigations themselves. And I think those have to occur to help clear the air.

You’d think that the agency responsible for tax audits would be more psychologically prepared for a reaming. Schadenfreude indeed.

Bruce Springsteen on music

Posted in Uncategorized on July 24th, 2012 by turlach – Be the first to comment

“For an adult, the world is constantly trying to clamp down on itself,” he says. “Routine, responsibility, decay of institutions, corruption: this is all the world closing in. Music, when it’s really great, pries that shit back open and lets people back in, it lets light in, and air in, and energy in…”

Read more http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/07/30/120730fa_fact_remnick#ixzz21Ywxv4gG

What’s the studio like?

Posted in Uncategorized on December 16th, 2011 by turlach – Be the first to comment

An article by Jonathon Biss in Slate tackles the mindset of the recording musician. I try to resist the temptation to pursue a mistaken idea of perfection, but he goes into much more detail. A very thoughtful piece.

Today’s tunes: Martin Wynnes & The Drops Of Brandy #lunchtunes #irishmusic

Posted in Uncategorized on March 17th, 2011 by lunchtunes – Be the first to comment
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Today’s lunch: Stuffed red peppers #lunchtunes

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Today’s lunch: Cajun shrimp #lunchtunes

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Today’s lunch: Turkey & Avocado sandwiches #lunchtunes

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Today’s lunch: Turkey & Avocado sandwiches #lunchtunes

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Today’s tunes: Castle Kelly & Daniel Collins Fathers Jig

Posted in Uncategorized on December 31st, 2010 by lunchtunes – Be the first to comment
Castle Kelly by Doug Goodhart  
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Daniel Collins Fathers Jig by Turlach Boylan  
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Today’s lunch: Salmon with Chantrelles mushrooms #lunchtunes

Posted in Uncategorized on December 29th, 2010 by lunchtunes – Be the first to comment