Don Zerilli Mooradian

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Set Your Imagination Free, See a Different World

Some people can envision unique connections where others see ordinary objects. Sometimes it is the imagination. Sometimes our minds are prompted with drugs. Sometimes it is just learning to see … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen Sings Himself to Sleep

I have spent many a night with Leonard Cohen—not just listening to his music but seemingly with him in the very same room as his somnolent voice drifted in from … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brasil 66 Delivers Rowdy and Smooth Vibes

Keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, here is Sergio Mendez & Brasil 66. Again, remember this music shared the AM charts with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Motown, … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Brazil’ Song is a State of Mind

In keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, I offer you the song known mostly as Brazil but also as Old Brazil and originally as Aquarela do Brasil. It was written … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Don Draper is the Devil

Donald Draper is the devil. He used hippies to sell Coke and, I suspect, would eventually be responsible for plastering diamond-studded peace symbols on expensive handbags. It’s all in a … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dle Yaman: Song Echoes the Soul of Armenia

I don’t know how I found this song but once I did I realized that, indeed, it did sound like the very soul of Armenia. It is said that it … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saroyan Tried to See the Best in People

April 24 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide in which as many as 1.5 million men, women and children were systematically killed off by Ottoman … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Khor Virab: So real, it looks like a fantasy

This is one of my favorite photographs of a real place that looks unreal…like from a fantasy movie.

April 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mad Men Deserves a Real Finale

Mad Men’s Don Draper could still be alive today. The AMC show is set in the 1960s and Draper was a Korean War vet. As of June 2013, there were … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · Leave a comment