A Pandemic Distraction: A Spotify Playlist About Emojis 🎶🎶🎶

I am sharing a Spotify playlist about emojis that I prepared last summer. To prepare Spotify thematic playlists, I do keyword searches to assemble a super-set of candidate songs (in this case, I think it was over 400), and then…

Spotify Playlist: 1960s Music

I’m not sure if people still do Spotify playlists any more. Maybe it’s passe. In any case, I maintain several. Today, I’m sharing my 1960s playlist, consisting of close to 1,000 songs with a release date between Jan. 1, 1960…

Selling Real Estate? Some Suggested Interview Questions For Prospective Brokers (LinkedIn Cross-Post)

My mom was a real estate investor, and after her death I assumed responsibility for a portfolio of 15 real estate properties to manage and sell. This is the first of a series of posts where I’ll share some lessons…

A Collection Of Protips From The Last Half-Decade

According to KnowYourMeme, a “PROTIP is a term often used in forums and comments to preface snarky, obvious, counterintuitive, or sometimes genuine advice for the novice.” I have offered numerous protips over the past half-decade, ranging from snarky to genuine….

Check Out the New Blog Design!

By Eric Goldman Over the weekend, we converted the blog from Movable Type to WordPress.  If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new page layout, I encourage you to do so.  You can see the difference by comparing www.ericgoldman.org, which…

Halloween Spinning Mix

Lisa has a spinning mix for Halloween, consisting of: Bela Lugosi’s Dead – Bauhaus (terrific song) Monster Mash – Boris Pickett (corny but essential) Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels Thriller…

Michael Jackson Spinning Mix

Following Michael Jackson’s death, Lisa decided that it would be nice to put together a spinning mix commemorating his music. This is what we came up with: 1. Rock With You 2. Blame It On the Boogie 3. Shake Your…

One Hit Wonders Spinning Mix

For April Fool’s Day, Lisa thought it would be fun to do a one-hit wonders spinning mix. I must say, it was fun to put together. Obviously, the heavy emphasis on 80s music was unavoidable. The mix: 1. Turning Japanese…

Lisa’s Thanksgiving Spinning Mix

With suggestions in response to my call for help on Twitter/Facebook and some expert input from an unnamed but very knowledgeable and loving supporter, Lisa put together a spinning mix for Thanksgiving. The mix: 1 – Linus & Lucy, Vince…

Free Classical Music Bonanza–Musopen

Last night I watched the movie The Seven Year Itch for the first time. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but now I can’t stop replaying Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto #2 in my head (the first few notes are played repeatedly in…