Silent Cacophony

Silent Cacophony is the perfect name for this blog. It captures the magic of writing in a way that no other phrase can. Words speak volumes even though they make no noise at all. If my writing speaks to you, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you.

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Make Your Future BIGGER Than Your Past

The Laws of Lifetime Growth: Always Make Your Future Bigger Than Your Past by Dan Sullivan and Catherine Nomura The key to making your future bigger than your past is to focus on the learning opportunities that are all around…

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Word is Bond Rap Radio – Episode 495: Being This Nice

Nothing but music this week as we kick off Episode 495 of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We have big things planned for the 500th episode with a live concert, trivia, and more. I will be blogging about it soon…

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Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 99 (Oct 1, 1996)

Tape 99 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes has been freshly digitized for you to enjoy! This one was recorded live from the radio on October 1st, 1996 and features music by 2Pac, Akinyele, Artifacts, A Tribe Called…

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You Can Count on a Great Read when Counting By 7s

Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan This book captured me from the very first page. And how could it not, with writing like this? I loved the pacing of the story and how slowly the author revealed important parts…

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In-Depth with Fashawn & Sir Veterano

Fashawn and Sir Veterano are the special guests for this week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. Fashawn was in the Freshman class of 2010 on the cover of XXL Magazine. He has been putting in a lot of…

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Mastermind Street Jam on Energy 108

The Mastermind Street Jam aired on a commercial radio station back in the late 1990s. It was on the Dance Music Station, Energy 108. I started recording this episode a few minutes before the show hit the air. You get…

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Writing Can Help You Learn

“Writing is thinking on paper. Anyone who thinks clearly should be able to write clearly—about any subject at all.” That sounds like a challenge, doesn’t it? The truth is that we can learn a lot when we take the time…

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90 Minutes with Shad (A Canadian Icon)

Are you ready for 90 minutes of Shad plus one song from Shaq? It will make sense when you start listening. Did you know you can flip a “d” so it becomes a “q”and Shad used to be the host…

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Mastermind Street Jam – The Nas Interview

Nas called in to chop it up with Mastermind back on September 24, 1996. This is tape 97 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes. I hope you enjoy the trip down Memory Lane (see what I did there?)…

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Venom Shines in Black

Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s run on Venom has come to an end with the spectacular 200th issue of the comic. The cool thing is that you don’t have to read 200 issues to catch up. Their tenure in the comics started…

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