Category Archives: Beatles

Harry Potter: The Real Inspiration

I know, I know, I know. A lot of people think J.K. Rowling…appropriated Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea, or Diana Wynne Jones' Charmed Life or several other candidates. But I think we all know where she really found her … Continue reading

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Bye bye

I remember laughing quietly with Top Management as we realized the two of us just been watching this little baby, less than a week old, sleep. Just…sleep. For fifteen minutes we'd just been sitting there on the couch, leaning forward, … Continue reading

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Radio Silence

Things have been a bit quiet here on Left of the Dial. One reason is because I've been blogging over at a new blog, Reason to Believe, with old friend and regular Left o' the Dialian DT. The new blog … Continue reading

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Words of Love

So the ten year old says to me the other day, “Dad, will you teach me about music?” This isn’t quite up there with a few other questions I’ve been asked in my life: “Would you like to write Batman?” … Continue reading

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