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  • Bill Chastain

TOYS AND GAMES: I Don’t Want to Sing Along…

Does anybody else get put out at a concert when the featured artist stops mid song to have the audience participate? Take Billy Joel, “Sing us a song you’re the piano man…”

What, you don’t feel like working tonight? Drives me crazy.

Note to musicians: I don’t want to sing along, I paid to listen. If I want to sing, I go to a karaoke bar.

Kurt Vonnegut hit the nail on the head all those years ago when he said there here should have been a Secretary of the Future. All Presidents have cabinet positions for the Secretary of Defense, etc., but none of them proactively look forward.

I understand that the less football players butt helmets, the less likely they are to come away with a concussion. However, I don’t agree with what the Ivy League is doing by initiating a no-hitting policy during practices. A lot of injuries can occur playing football if the player or players don’t know how to hit then they suddenly take the field in a game and start hitting. Just saying…