Monthly Archives: December 2017

Better sense of history: Billy Zoom’s list of required listening

“The Ramones, Elvis Presley’s Sun sessions, Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, Time Out by Dave Brubeck, something done in Owen Bradley’s studio like Patsy Cline or Brenda Lee, Johnny B. Goode by Chuck Berry … how long is this … Continue reading

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How a skull on your desk will change your life

By Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble The practice of remembering that you will die helps you to keep in mind that your life will end, and that it has a goal: heaven. Visual reminders — often called memento mori, the Latin phrase … Continue reading

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Bono’s brush with death: ‘I was clinging to my own life’

By Brian Boyd, Irish Times Bono has written about a “brush with mortality” last Christmas that inspired at least three songs on the new U2 album Songs of Experience. On the liner notes of the record, which is out today, the … Continue reading

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