Album Review: “With The Beatles” (1963) / “Meet The Beatles!” (1964) — The Beatles

Introduction I’m not gonna hype this post as some kind of EPIC SHOWDOWN when comparing two essentially similiar Beatles records, because in almost any configuration, the UK Beatles albums were superior to their US counterparts, and that’s pretty much all there is to it. Except for Rubber Soul, which may be the only exception, and…

Album Review: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” — The Beatles (1967)

As of when this album review was published, it has been just around 50 years since the legendary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in North America (it was released a week earlier in the UK), and I’m going to avoid the easy “It was 50 years ago today…” H1 headline because that…

Jeff Galloway’s Training and Motivation Tips #5, or: “Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream…”

Welcome back to the fifth of our ongoing presentation of Jeff Galloway’s Training and Motivation Tips! In collaboration with famed running guru and awesome dude Jeff Galloway, we here at Hokey Industries Ltd. are positively brimming with excitement to share these nuggets of awesomesauce with you, our highly discriminating readers who demand excellence at every…

Concert Review: The Fab Faux — Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2/21/2015)

Note: All pictures in this review were taken by the lovely and talented Boots from our seats in Row F, and without a single use of flash photography whatsoever. When it comes to buttkickin’ concert photography, my wife is Queen of the Freakin’ Ninjas! Ahh… if there are three things we absolutely love here at…

Race Review: 2013 Palm Beaches Half Marathon (12/08/2013), or: “Sun sun sun, here it comes…”

Continuing with our 2013-2014 Florida Storm Series coverage… The 2013 Palm Beaches Marathon & Run Fest weekend went down on the weekend of December 6th, 2013. This was a pretty inclusive event, one that hosted 5K, 10K, Half and Full marathons; something for pretty much runners of every stripe. “Every stripe”… what an odd turn…

Album Review: “Hey Jude” — The Beatles (1970)

Yet another trip down The Beatles and their American LP mystery trip… and yes, this one takes a bit of context. So we’re now in the late 1960s. After the release of the seminal 1966 Beatles albumĀ Revolver, the band has decided to assert more control over their music, business ventures, touring (i.e. ceasing touring entirely),…