Monthly Archives: January 2013

Happy MLK Day

This Translates Well

This Translates Well by Doug Bursch Sarcasm does not translate well. You can say that again. Sarcasm does not translate well… What do you mean by sarcasm? A mean the stuff I say that you don’t understand. Well why say something that causes confusion? Because it’s an achievable goal. Satire is difficult to understand. You […]

The Problem with Free Days

The Problem with Free Days by Doug Bursch Take the day to dream and be free! However, bring back something when you’re done… So everyone can rejoice in your freedom. Loose yourself from the deadlines and expectations of the daily grind. But if you don’t mind, come back with a word or two About the […]

Forgiveness: Why We Should or Shouldn’t Accept Lance Armstrong’s Apology

The world is full of liars. However, not all liars are famous and there’s only one Oprah. Consequently, most of us will not be able to display our contrition in a two day OWN Network exclusive. If you haven’t heard yet, Lance Armstrong recently became the last person to admit to what everyone else on […]

A Moderate Christian Response to the Gun Debate

We talked about gun control on my radio show yesterday. Thought some of you might appreciate the perspective. Live from Seattle with Doug Bursch airs daily from 4-6 pm on 820 AM KGNW. Streams live at Click below for yesterday’s show Click here to listen

Lana Del Rey is Holding Me Captive

I don’t know if I actually like Lana Del Rey’s music or perhaps her voice is holding me hostage. I first heard her on Saturday Night Live. Her performance seemed to contrast the “live” aspects of the show. While watching her “sing” it appeared to me that a highly sedated villain from a 1970’s bond […]

Sleeping with Sadness

I woke up sad this morning. Went to bed last night with it resting on my chest like a selfish cat. I left it there thinking it would wander away. Instead it stayed and found its way between my sternum and heart. Now it’s just resting in my chest, purr-less and indifferent. Weighing on my […]