Saturday, April 29, 2017

Music Theory - How to move beyond standard triads (Composition supplement)

Below is a little video I put together to explain three easy ways you can move beyond the standard tonal triads and give your music extra tension, dissonance, or just clear away some of the cheesiness of root position triads.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Poison Pill of Medical Marijuana

In the following video I discuss the impact of medical marijuana legislation on the public's attitude toward pot, its understanding of cost/benefit analysis in medicine, and some of the misinformation that has been rampant since the late 90s regarding availability of THC for treating particular conditions.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Why you should read fantasy

Why should read fantasy? I give a few reasons for people who aren't yet into the larger genre, and what you can get out of it as a reader that you just can't get with other "realist" genres. Fantasy is a genre you need not fear just because you see large tomes on the shelves of the setting seems odd - these things can deliver incredible insight!

You can read my Historical Fantasy novel Muramasa: Blood Drinker on Amazon!