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2001:

January:
  1. "The Millennium: Time Slips Away" - A brief history of time, Jack Blanchard style.
  2. "Henhouse Murder Trial Begins" - A legendary story from 1970.
  3. "The Inside Dope" - A series of cautionary tales.
  4. "Humbug!" - A Christmas essay for the new year. (Huh?) (Jan. 3)
  5. "Another Odd Couple" - Why cats are better than dogs? (Jan. 10)
  6. "Our Rogues Gallery: The Piano Man" - #2 in a continuing series. (Jan. 11)
  7. "A Strange Experiment" - Don't try this at home. (Jan. 12)
  8. "Uncle Earl's Secret" - A youthful reminisce with a surprising twist. (Jan. 12)
  9. "The Sexy Test" - This is only a test... (Jan. 13)
  10. "A New Identity" - Some free advice that was actually worth something. (Jan. 16)
  11. "The Show Must Go On?" - Well, somebody had to ask... (Jan. 16)
  12. "The Ghost Town" (Jan. 17)
  13. "The Key Westers" - Memories of Florida. (Jan. 20)
  14. "The Room In The Mirror" (Jan. 20)
  15. "A Quick Faron Young Story" - Which it is. (Jan. 20)
  16. "No More Mister Nice Guy" - But seriously, folks... (Jan. 20)
  17. "The Tour From Hell" - Some memories from the road are best forgotten. This is all of them. (Jan. 21)
  18. "No Respect" - Move over, Mr. Dangerfield... (Jan. 21)
  19. "Stupid Human Trick" - Remembering Roger Miller. (Jan. 22)
  20. "Another L.A. Story" - Back to the seventies... (Jan. 23)
  21. "Time Capsule From The Road" - Even more memories... (Jan. 24)
  22. "My Friend Dick Nixon" - Back to the sixties... (Jan. 25)
  23. "The Road Show, Part One" - Memories of the road. (Jan. 26)
  24. "The Case For Me And Joe Di Maggio" - Why you can't trust newspapers anymore. (Jan. 26)

February:
  1. "The Voice Of Experience" - Jack imparts his wisdom. (Feb. 2)
  2. "On Writing Serious Lyrics" - Pay attention, class. Jack's Songwriting School is now in session. (Feb. 3)
  3. "Songs I Never Finished" - With good reason... (Feb. 4)
  4. "Weird Relatives" - A list. (Feb. 4)
  5. "On Writing Serious Lyrics 2" - The lesson continues... (Feb. 5)
  6. "The Food Stamp Blues" - The downside of fame? (Feb. 5)
  7. "My Ten Days In The County Jail" - Let this be a lesson to would-be lawbreakers everywhere... (Feb. 6)
  8. "The Chaos Factor" - Or, there's no business like the hardware business... (Feb. 9)
  9. "Typos" - Except this one... (Feb. 12)
  10. "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre" - Further proof that crime not only doesn't pay... it hurts something awful! (Feb. 12)
  11. "Duct Tape: The Whole Sordid Story" - For those who tuned in late. (Feb. 14)
  12. "How We Ruined Lunch Hour In Duluth" - The story you are about to read is true. Regrettably. (Feb. 15)
  13. "Changin' Times" - It applies just as much to music as anything else. (Feb. 19)
  14. "Our Rogues Gallery: The Liar" - #3 in a continuing series. (Feb. 21)
  15. "The Big Day" - In honor of their second #1, "Rings Of Gold". (Feb. 23)
  16. "Anna and Buddy" - THIS is what friends are for. (Feb. 23)
  17. "The Big Train" - All aboard! (Feb. 26)

March:

  1. "Jack Of All Trades, Part One" - or, fun on the job. Yeah, right...
  2. "A Little Something To Worry About" - Actually, Jack sent this one out last year. Sorry for the delay.
  3. "Time Square" - A homecoming story.
  4. "Cruel And Unusual Reviews" - Jack dishes it out. (March 7)
  5. "Where Ideas Come From" - I don't know, either... (March 8)
  6. "The Email Twilight Zone" - or, Houdini would've had a field day with this trick! (March 8)
  7. "Homeless In Miami" - The nights on Miami Sidewalks... (March 12)
  8. "The Gangster" - "It takes all kinds to make a world." (Roger Miller) (March 25)
  9. "Cows, The Song" - Jack and Misty clarify their position on a controversial issue. (March 26)
  10. "Fighting Against Age" - A statement of intent. (March 27)
  11. "The American Dream" - a Mickey Mouse commentary. (March 28)
  12. "Religion and Politics" - Jack clarifies another position. (March 28)
  13. "My Grandfather And The Stanley Steamer" - A shocking family secret revealed! (March 28)
  14. "Thinning Out The Herd" - Jack clarifies still another position. (March 30)

April:

  1. "Think Back" - yet another "Other Voices" extra. We don't know who wrote this, but it's so true...
  2. "It's A Weird World" - And getting weirder all the time... (Apr. 2)
  3. "Karaoke: Who Cares?" (Apr. 7)
  4. "Note To Myself" - If he's said it once... (Apr. 7)
  5. "What Makes Me Happy" - An exercise in stopping and smelling the flowers. (Apr. 7)
  6. "What We Do For Others" - The sequel. (Apr. 7)
  7. "The Broken String" - Short, but to the point. (Apr. 8)
  8. "Me And The Mob, Part One" - In which Jack comes on like Gangbusters... (Apr. 9)
  9. "The Last Chance" (Apr. 9)
  10. "Drop The Net!" (Apr. 10)
  11. "The Memory City" - Home, a place in my mind... (Apr. 10)
  12. "I Am Not Mother Teresa" (Apr. 10)
  13. "Last Response To An Internet Nut" - Sometimes you feel like a... oh, forget it. (Apr. 11)
  14. "The Karaoke King" - another "Other Voices" extra, courtesy Don Lummus. (Apr. 12)
  15. "New Legislation" (Apr. 13)
  16. "The Weird Gig" - Aren't they all? I mean, really... (Apr. 13)
  17. "Picture At A Railroad Station" (Apr. 16)
  18. "Quite A Guy" - the epilogue to "Pictures..." featuring reminisces from cousin Donna. (Apr. 17)
  19. "Anybody See My Skate Key?" - Nope. Not here. (Apr. 19)
  20. "Ha Fin En Dag!" - Where I come from, them's fightin' words! (Apr. 20)
  21. "A Dark And Stormy Night" (Apr. 20)
  22. "Why I'm Mad At Dayton" - Just so long as it's not Columbus... (Apr. 23)
  23. "They're Strip Searching Grandma!" - Mamas, don't let your gran'mas grow up to be outlaws? (Apr. 24)
  24. "The Amish Virus" - I've got a great punchline here, but I can't use it. (Apr. 26)
  25. "Gasoline Prices: Goodbye Exxon And Mobil!" - An "Other Voices" extra. Tracey K Houston posts a suggestion. (Apr. 27)
  26. "He Loves Me And I Can't Stand It!" (Apr. 27)

May:

  1. "The Castro Fiasco" - A night on the town with Fidel and a cowgirl. (May 2)
  2. "A Look Inside The Writer's Brain" - Bring your flashlight... (May 5)
  3. "Goody! We're Having Leftovers!" - And you know what THAT means... (What DOES it mean?) (May 7)
  4. "Country Music Slogans" - Hear, hear! (May 9)
  5. "Children Of The Apes" - A timely sequel to the slogans. (May 10)
  6. "All Twirl And No Merle" - An equally timely sequel to the above two. (May 10)
  7. "Deep Stuff" - Jack waxes serious. (May 10)
  8. "Inventiveness And Style" - A further discourse on country music. (May 11)
  9. "The Helium Filled Bra" - Science gone awry for YOU! (May 11)
  10. "Blanchard's History Of Music" - Quiet, class. The professor speaks... (May 11)
  11. "Aptitudes" - A few thoughts on education. (May 12)
  12. "Introducing Douglas Adams" - In memory of the galaxy's ultimate hitchhiker. (May 12)
  13. "The Last Chapter (Sort of a story.)" - For those who can't wait for the ending. (May 25)
  14. "Confession" - Jack owns up. (May 25)
  15. "A Very Hip CD Review!!!" - Jack gets into the act. (May 25)
  16. "Misty And The Wolf" - A furry dog story. (May 25)
  17. "My Mother And The Fly" - Dining out. (May 26)
  18. "Guerilla Warfare" - Or, survival of the wettest. (May 27)

June:

  1. "Friends Around The World" - This is why we do this sort of thing. (June 5)
  2. "The Handy Dandy Music Biz Success Kit" - A primer, followed by two coats of paint. (June 7)
  3. "Brain Static: Thoughts For The Day" - What our hero has to contend with every so often... (June 7)
  4. "Jack's Gourmet Recipes" - WARNING! Do NOT try these at home...or anywhere else, for that matter... (June 8)
  5. "The Best Kept Secret In Country Music" - In praise of a fellow singer. (June 12)
  6. "Humans Are The Funniest People" - And they is, too. (June 13)
  7. "Dance Of The Living Dead Chickens" - An unfinished masterpiece. (June 13)
  8. "Invasion Of The Clones" - They're everywhere! They're everywhere! (June 19)
  9. "Crime And Punishment" - (Just don't get caught...) (June 23)
  10. "The Last Letter" - (Like that'll ever happen!) (June 24)
  11. "A Strange Technical Experience" - Tell me this hasn't happened to you... (June 24)
  12. "The Old Man" - I haven't met anyone yet who doesn't feel like this. Including myself. (June 26)

July:

  1. "Johnny's Run In With Some Fans" - A Johnny Russell story. (July 5)
  2. "The Window" - Imagination can be a dangerous thing. (July 8)
  3. "My UFO Sighting" - Doubt if you want to... (July 10)
  4. "Jim Pierce, Roy Nichols, And The UFO" - Another sighting from 40 years ago... (July 12)
  5. "No More UFO Stories" - Darn. It was just getting interesting. (July 17)
  6. "WORLD TO END!" - Alarmist?!? WHO'S an alarmist?!? (July 18)
  7. "We Liked Napster" - Take THAT, Metallica!!! (July 25)
  8. "We Get Some High Class Mail" - Remember, it's only funny until somebody loses their lunch... (July 26)
  9. "Letters From Elvis" - Presley, not Costello... (July 31)

August:

  1. "Misty: The Unexpected Humorist" - See? Jack's not the only funny one... (Aug. 9)
  2. "Images" - More than meets the eye... (Aug. 13)
  3. "A Little Known Fact I Think I Remember" - Donkey shame, darling, donkey shame... (Aug. 16)
  4. "The Dancing Fuzzy" - "Citizens, beware! THIS could happen to YOU!!" ("M.T.A.", Kingston Trio.) (Aug. 24)
  5. "My Nude Talk With The Mayor" - This could happen to YOU?!? (Aug. 27)
  6. "Complaint Department" - Ponderous points from Mr. Blanchard. (Aug. 31)

September:

  1. "America. September 11, 2001" (Sep. 11)
  2. "Hawks And Doves" (Sep. 15)
  3. "Music And Friends" (Sep. 16)
  4. "How To Create People" - It's so easy, even Jack can do it! ;) (Sep. 17)
  5. "No Suit. No Tie. No Service." (Sep. 21)
  6. "Our Strange Friends" - Tell yourself, "It's only a column... it's only a column..." (Sep. 22)
  7. "A State Of War" (Sep. 30)

October:
  1. "Those Innocent Bystanders Hate Us" (Oct. 4)
  2. "My Ignorance Concerning Muslims And Afghans" - By way of an explanation... (Oct. 8)
  3. "Where Was God?" - Jack comments on a email. (Oct. 30)
  4. "Grumpy People" - The happiest place on earth. Riiiiiiiight... (Oct. 30)
  5. "Whatever Works For You" - Jack comments. (Oct. 31)

November:
  1. "Letter From An American Sailor At Sea" - Fred Conklin sent this. We need more friends like that. (Nov. 1)
  2. "The Elephant In The Room" - A think piece for indie artists and DJs alike... (Nov. 1)
  3. "Dear Recording Artists" - Continuing the thread, an open letter to Jack, and his response. (Nov. 9)
  4. "Reverse Psychology" - Still following threads... (Nov. 9)
  5. "It's A Joke, Son!" - With unsolicited porno free as a bonus. Er... make that "Unsolicited Porno" free as a... oh, never mind! (Nov. 10)
  6. "My New Mouse" - You own a computer? You'll go through this. Trust me. (Nov. 10)
  7. "Feeding The Monster" - With an accompanying illustration courtesy of Joe Sun. (Nov. 12)
  8. "Going Straight" - Or, the good ol' days aren't what they used to be... (Nov. 13)
  9. "Singles Versus Albums In The Indie Market" - Or, I've seen the charts from both sides now... (Nov. 22)
  10. "Remembering Junior Huskey" - A bass player's bass player. (Nov. 25)
  11. "The Case For New Ideas In Country Music" - Jack states his case. (Nov. 27)
  12. "The Storyteller" - A Tom T. Hall story. What else? (Nov. 30)

December:
  1. "Bananas" - or, Don't count your bananas - EAT THEM! (Dec. 10)
  2. "The Day Before Christmas" - A Christmas adventure. (Dec. 11)
  3. "A Bit Of History" - No matter where you are, time flies... (Dec. 18)
  4. "Return To The Sunset Train" - Behind every story, there's another story. This is both of 'em. (Dec. 20)
  5. "Mixed Feelings About Awards" - I wonder if every artist feels like this. (Dec. 28)
  6. "Random New Years Thoughts" - Some End-of-the-year/Start-of-the-year items to be dealt with... (Dec. 29)

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