Category: Music

Paternal Ponderings – Friday, January 12, 2018

Good evening, Pondering Phans! As I contemplate my content release schedule, and taking into consideration my responsibilities as a teacher and doctoral student, I’ve decided that Friday night posts will be done in a more quick-hitting manner. “Paternal Ponderings” will be a weekly segment on the site and podcast! Each week, I’ll be slinging my

Isbell’s “Anxiety” a Reminder of Daily Struggles Faced by Millions

Gifted songwriters have an exceptional ability to craft lyrics that seemingly tap into the minds of listeners. Alt-country rocker, Jason Isbell, demonstrates this uncanny talent in his song, “Anxiety,” a brilliantly written anthem off his latest album, The Nashville Sound. Joined by his tremendous backing band, The 400 Unit (which includes his wife, Amanda Shires,