The world is scarier than normal these days. You’re probably thinking, “well yeah, no s**t dude,” and you are correct. Since the pandemic hit in mid-March, so much has changed in every facet of our lives and livelihoods. Technology and advances in business and marketing tools were already speeding along at a trekkian rate, butContinue reading “Back to Basics: What Doesn’t Work”
Author Archives: Galvinsghost
Cover Art Revealed!
Well, as of today, the manuscript and all the notes (foreword, acknowledgements, et. al.) for Beyond Silence and Light have been locked and submitted! Heeerreee weee gooo! The final formatting and production details are under way and the little music-less album will be unveiled to the world soon. Speaking of which, I’m excited to showContinue reading “Cover Art Revealed!”
New Book Coming!
Every so often, an interesting idea begets another. And more after that. The next thing I know, I have a head (and notebook) full of potential writing projects. Which one to start with? What to focus on? Should I write one, all, or none of them? Bands and artists grapple with similar things when creatingContinue reading “New Book Coming!”
Author Spotlight: The Genesis of Todd M. Calcaterra’s Epic Supernatural Creation
One sunny morning in the autumn of 1988, the mind of an introverted student at a Florida high school became ignited with an idea. At the time, he could never have foreseen its scalability – and certainly not its endgame three decades later. Originally conceived as an ironic twist on televangelism for a project inContinue reading “Author Spotlight: The Genesis of Todd M. Calcaterra’s Epic Supernatural Creation”
A Little Pandemic Perspective
The enchanting Emmylou Harris and the late Gram Parsons once beautifully sang, among other things, about what some may have hoped for in a certain dark hour. While people today may not specifically wish for the vision and speed that the duo sang about in that particular tune in 1974, we are all hoping forContinue reading “A Little Pandemic Perspective”
Few details exist about first Joliet vs. Cubs game
The following is non-edited, curated content from an article I wrote for the Joliet Herald-News, published on 2/21/19 (print version 2/12/19.) ORIGINAL: https://www.theherald-news.com/2019/02/08/few-details-exist-about-first-joliet-vs-cubs-game/aqzgk92/ The year 1875 fell in the middle of a renewal period for America. The Reconstruction Era was in full swing, and the nation was rebuilding itself in a time of business, industryContinue reading “Few details exist about first Joliet vs. Cubs game”
Joliet versus the Chicago White Sox — 108 years ago
The following is curated content from an article I wrote for the Joliet Herald-News, published on June 28, 2018. ORIGINAL: http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/06/22/joliet-versus-the-chicago-white-sox-108-years-ago/aikfglm/ The Joliet Jolly-Ites played the Sox in 1910 at Dellwood Park By KEVIN TRUSTY June 28, 2018 Photo courtesy of Reno Caneva, author of the book “Dellwood Chronicles.” Part one of our LocalsContinue reading “Joliet versus the Chicago White Sox — 108 years ago”
Angry Attack: Cubs’ visit to Rivals Park in 1920 marred by stabbing
The following is non-edited, curated content from a story I wrote that appeared in the Joliet Herald-News on March 21, 2018. ORIGINAL: https://www.theherald-news.com/2018/03/19/cubs-visit-to-rivals-park-in-1920-was-marred-by-stabbing/ajuc6wc/ Joliet was a happening place nearly a century ago. With burgeoning local businesses and a strong sense of civic pride, plus the bonus of being a just short train ride toContinue reading “Angry Attack: Cubs’ visit to Rivals Park in 1920 marred by stabbing”
It Took a Great Game 7 To End the Greatest Drought
This is the excerpt for a featured post.
The Greatest Game Ruth Ever Pitched
In the years before he became the near-mythical Yankees’ slugger he is known for, Babe Ruth was a terrific pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.