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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 20

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 20

Ignorance is bliss? I don’t think so. A recent survey conducted in Mississippi shows that 52% of Republican voters think that Barack Obama is Muslim, along with 45% of Republican voters in Alabama. …He’s Christian. But Obama’s religion is not the point of this rant. Why are people in today’s society still ignorant? We have […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 19

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 19

All right, by now I’m sure you’ve heard all about this Kony character. Maybe you’ve even shared the video—congrats, you’re a philanthropist! …Not. This Invisible Children organization spent $8,676,614 last year with only 32% of it going to direct services for the charity… This is how they made such a tearjerker for all of the […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 18

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 18

This has been a crazy week; the 84th annual Academy Awards were on Sunday night, Leap Day was celebrated on Wednesday with 84-year-olds celebrating their 21st birthdays, and Snooki got pregnant… But let’s go back to the Oscars. The Oscars are eternally classy and everyone loves them for it, while The Grammy’s highlight abusive Chris […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 17

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 17

It’s Mardi Gras! Woohoo! But while “Mardi Gras” is American for “getting wasted and flashing your boobs”, it’s French for “Fat Tuesday”.  Its purpose is to get ready for Lent, forty days of sacrifice, honoring the Christian faith through an emulation of Jesus. For millions of Americans, that means: “I’m giving up chocolate and fried […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 16

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 16

Hmm. The Grammys this year. Hmm. Bon Iver is a new artist?  Taylor Swift gets a standing ovation? Praising a public domestic abuser with a Grammy and then asking him to perform? But the cherry on top of it all was Nicki Minaj’s demon dance with an old man pretending to be a Catholic priest.  […]

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DJ Blog: This Day in Music History – Wham!

February 16, 2012. That’s today. February 16, 1985. Wham!’s “Careless Whisper” topped the U.S. charts, staying at number one for three weeks. Initially Andrew Ridgeley and, of course, George Michael came together to form a ska band called The Executive. In 1982, they came to their New Wave-disco-pop-fusion sense, and Wham! was born. With guitarist Ridgeley […]

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