Author Archives: Kat G

About Kat G

Sci-fi author. Jazz aficionado, an all-around enjoyer of peace, quiet, beauty, and contemplation.

Coming Back to Berks

It’s funny how memory works, and it’s even more interesting how circumstance plays into that memory. One of the first music-related entries on this blog, way back in 2010, when I was still getting my music-business feet wet, one of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Give me a fucking BREAK.

So yeah, Fifty Shades is now in the theaters. WHY this has been made into a movie, I will never understand. Really, does no one see the very obvious problems with the entire thing? Nowhere does Ana Steele actually, actively consent to … Continue reading

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A little bit of good news.

I would definitely like to post some sort of Good News after the brouhaha with the prior. And the good news du jour is that NYC is, once again, the place to be for music. First gig off the top … Continue reading

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Follow-up to Maxwell & the Seven Seas

ETA: Since the original draft of this post, some people did succeed in getting refunds via dispute filing. That is encouraging news. —- There have been several phone calls made to BTW Concerts, with no results. In one phone call, a person … Continue reading

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On Maxwell & the Seven Seas

Whew. Where to begin. You may or may not know that the Maxwell and the Seven Seas cruise, originally conceived by BTW Concerts, LLC. is now canceled. And I’ll be frank: we saw this coming. Those of us who have … Continue reading

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New Orleans “Jazz” Fest proves my point.

By putting Lady Gaga and Elton John as headliners. You know, after Lady Gaga worked with Tony Bennett, I could see it working. The girl can sing any-damn-thing, and if you hear her and Tony do Anything Goes, you’re likely to … Continue reading

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Money 101 For the College Grad Paying Loans

I know it’s a little bit of an odd title, but it occurred to me that, really, my peers need all the help in the finance department that they can get. I won’t kill the time waxing ranty about how … Continue reading

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