Ridiculous Opinions!

Randall P. Girdner
Everything you need to know (and a little bit that you don't...)!
Created 02 Aug 2020
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  • Ridiculous Opinions #137
    12 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Last night, I was contacted by an old friend from high school with whom I used to make music. He said, “Hey, it’s coming up on the 30th anniversary of Liz Phair’s ‘Exile in Guyville’ album and I think...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #136
    05 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    It’s been a busy week, kiddos! So, in lieu of writing anything of substance (not that I do that anyway), here is a link to a quick documentary that we made this week about Tracey’s band performing at ...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #135
    29 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    So, a couple of weeks ago, we filmed a performance by Tracey’s high school band. They were playing a song called “Sweet Georgia Brown”, which some of you may know as the theme song for the Harlem Glob...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #134
    22 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    A completely unflattering picture of Randall P. Girdner on The Beanbag.Yes, I was asleep. Okay, I haven’t posted anything as of late in regard to my entertainment consumption, so here are Randall’s re...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #133
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Mango the Unholy. Our youngest cat is named Mango. We found her in our parking garage in Bangladesh. We came out to drive to work one morning and we heard a non-stop meowing coming from a corner. I th...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #132
    08 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    The author, circa 2007. It kind of hit me in a flash last weekend. I’ve been flailing around for some kind of creative project to work on as of late, but nothing was really making an appearance. I’m t...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #131
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Look, people…I teach all week. On Friday mornings, I usually write my newsletter, but today I’m tired. Plus, there’s TV to watch. So, for your benefit, I will provide you with several of my most recen...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #130
    24 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Again, I don’t have a ton to write about today. Saw Dune last night (self-indulgent, too long, ponderous…and strangely, I liked it). Going to start Survivor today (the greatest show on television). Al...
  • Ridiculous Opinions #129 B
    17 Sep 2021 1 0
    PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO FOR CLARIFICATION ON RIDICULOUS OPINIONS #129.
  • Ridiculous Opinions #129
    17 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Tracey won’t let me get this poster framed. This is a travesty. She says that she doesn’t like it, but she just doesn’t understand. I found the poster this summer when I was going through my “closet o...
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