Meanwhile, in a most awkward segue from the holy to the most uncanny and profane, my blog mentor NSR has kicked off his third annual Friday night Halloween ROCKTOBER COUNTDOWN, COUNTDOWN, OUNTDOWN, Ountdown, ountdown, ountdown, ountdown . . .
As always, I am compelled link to it according to the terms of an uholy pact sealed long ago with drops of my own blood. But, due to an oversight, I am at liberty to warn you, honest reader, from imperiling your soul. Do not go there, friends!