Rob Johnson

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The Last Juke Joint

<i>by David Wilson</i><p>Po’ Monkey’s Lounge, an assemblage of old cypress planks and corrugated steel covered in hand-painted signs, sits on the edge of a …

Content Marketing Conversations: Kasey Hickey of Asana

<i>We first met Kasey Hickey when we featured her and husband Matthew Hickey’s food and music blog Turntable Kitchen on Flipboard, but then we learned about what she did in her “day job” and our interest piqued even more. At the time, Hickey was Senior Content Manager at Evernote, and we admired how</i> …

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7 Smoking Hot Changes Coming to Content Marketing

You get it.<p>Content marketing is a great way to develop customer relationships, increase brand awareness and target your audience with …

How to Create Oscar-Worthy Content Marketing: Ann Handley of MarketingProfs #CMWorld

My pal Ann Handley has made it her life’s work to, in her words, “wage war on mediocrity in content.” Her best-selling book, <i>Everybody Writes</i>, is a …

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Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis?

A small cadre of fanatics insists music would sound better if instruments were tuned differently. Ted Gioia spent a week putting put their theories …

A User-Friendly Way to Showcase Expert Advice

I read a lot of advice-from-experts blog posts and notice that most of them require scrolling down past a bunch of adds to see all the advice. I …

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How Top Content Marketers Carve Out the Time to Publish Every Day — The Content Strategist

One of the biggest challenges for every content marketer is time—trying to find it, deciding how best to use it, and the fact that there’s never …

The Story Behind the Robert Johnson and Johnny Shines Cover Photo

The story of the photo gracing the cover of the <i>American Songwriter</i> “Blues Issue” is as beguiling as its possible subject, Robert Johnson.<p>The picture …

You got the blues: Alan Lomax’s incredibly massive archive of American blues music is coming online

As NPR’s show “The Record” reported last year, a massive collection of important American folk music recordings is now available on the Internet for …

These Are The Last Remaining Old School Mississippi Blues Musicians

Since 2008, photographer Lou Bopp has been capturing the now elderly men who constitute the Mississippi Delta Blues musicians of a previous era. With calloused hands, worn faces and twinkling eyes, the blues artists are living remnants of a bygone time, one of juke joints and fiery soul.<p>"As a …

Songs We Love: Lead Belly, 'I'm So Glad, I Done Got Over'

In the new, comprehensive boxed set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, to be released in Feb. 24, 2015, the Smithsonian archivist Jeff Place reminds readers of the huge historical chunk of American music that the legendary singer and songwriter carried forward via his 12-string Stella …

Why Nerdy White Guys Who Love the Blues Are Obsessed With a Wisconsin Chair Factory

That’s a long and weird title, and the answer is: 78 rpm records. Then there’s a rather involved story to connect all the pieces. Music critic and …

19 Gorgeous Bookcases You'll Drool Over For Days

<i>“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”</i> -</b> …

It's time for Flying Fish's new pastry chef to shine! Check out one of the dishes from his new Autumn menu. This one is lemon gelato, lemon meringue, chamomile cream and olive oil jelly. Tastes amazing and it looks pretty good too! Full new menu here: http://flyingfish.com.au/

Arnott's Tim Tam's celebrates 50 years Celebrity pastry chef, Adriano Zumbo, has created three new flavours of Arnotts Tim Tam to celebrate the biscuits’ 50th anniversary. The limited edition range, available 3 March, includes raspberry white choc, salted caramel and choc brownie. The recipe for the famous Aussie biscuit, invented by Arnott’s food technician Ian Norris, took six years to perfect. I know Im going to be running to the store now! Who's with me?

Bite Magazine

New research released today by Colgate reveals some scary statistics about people's attitudes towards oral health. Specifically: almost half (45 per …

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20 Terrifying Two-Sentence Horror Stories

I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I thought it was the window until I heard it come from the mirror again.<p>The last thing I saw was my …

Dear reader - this week in News Bites - Wealth and location determines oral health, and more from Bite magazine

FRIDAY, FEB 28, 2014<p>current issue<p>click the cover to view the latest edition of Bite magazine<p>People with lower household income and people living in …

Miche Braden and Postmodern Jukebox Perform a 1920s New Orleans Version of ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’

Our friend Miche Braden returned to help us show what Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine” would have sounded like if New Orleans blues legend Bessie …

Interviews: 1988

Tom's Wild Years<p>Between takes in Montana, character musician Tom Waits catches up with longtime friend Francis Thumm.<p>Since his first appearance …

Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes'

Most physicists foolhardy enough to write a paper claiming that “there are no black holes” — at least not in the sense we usually imagine — would …

Life as a Nonviolent Psychopath

Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role of genes in personality and how his brain affects his life.<p>In 2005, James Fallon's life started to resemble the plot of a well-honed joke or big-screen …