We've all got that one friend. You know, the one who's quick to correct your knowledge of, well, just about everything. History. Pop culture. Bands. Celebrities. You name it, they know it, and it's annoying. This knowledge, however, is not an exhaustive internalization of facts and figures; rather, it's a 'Coles Notes' style executive summary, with zero sourcing.
Sex icon, musical genius, boundary pusher, Jehova's Witness, muse to Dave Chapelle: the artist formerly and posthumously known as Prince is an unrivalled musical icon. With the April 21st passing of Prince Rogers Nelson, the world lost a prolific and at times controversial virtuoso multi-instrumentalist.
Before Donald Trump was bringing his racist, homophobic, islamophobic, bigotry to the Presidential stage, he created a reality TV shows and filed for corporate bankruptcy four times. The Republican Candidate with a strange obsession with his tiny hands, grew up in New York and took over his family's real estate business, never really knowing many hardships, as his parents ensured he had everything he wanted.
A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hour late" represents the later stages of life. I will be speaking with people in their 70's and older, to find out what they think is important and worth passing on to future generations.