Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Soon: A New Addition to the Pages of PhilMaq.Com!!!

It’s been almost a year since I started pulling my thoughts together regarding what I feel are some of the “Greatest Songs Ever Recorded!” I wasn’t exactly sure how often I would do one, but the pandemic left me some … Continue reading

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A Milestone is Reached: Two Thousand Blog Posts!!!

I think it’s ok to acknowledge a milestone when one is reached. But this is the first time I’m doing it. It’s not that I hadn’t planned on doing one before. I would’ve done one after every 500 posts, however, … Continue reading

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My NEW New Year’s Musical Resolution!!!

This thought just popped into my head today. For the past several years, I have been actively trying to play two artists that I had never played before on each new show. That was a slight challenge, but not because … Continue reading

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My New Year Resolution: Second Verse, Same As the First!!!

A year ago I made a resolution to see if I could keep it. I never really had made it known before. Every year I set some personal goals and complete some of them. It actually feels good when it … Continue reading

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The Rallies Rock!!!

If  The Rallies were around in The ’60s, they would be mentioned with other great hit makers like Creedence Clearwater Revival, Herman’s Hermits, and Paul Revere and The Raiders!!! QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ My weekly radio show “Prime Time Theme Attic,” can be heard Mondays, … Continue reading

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“Mid Day Theme Attic” Goes Back on Hiatus!!!

It was a short run, but it was fun! Three quick ones! But at least I went out on a party show! The idea was for me to keep the seat warm until another DJ could take over the slot. … Continue reading

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Preface for The Hot 100 List of 2014!

When I was growing up, the thing that made the holidays tolerable was the year-end lists, usually a list of songs from 80 (CKLW) to 113 (WKNR). I would be riveted to the radio listening to the playback of songs … Continue reading

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So What’s Up with Phil Maq?

Hello everybody! I hope your holidays turned out the way you wanted them. I know that mine were better than last year. So that brings us to the big question:Why did the postings stop? Well, there were a few reasons. … Continue reading

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Halloween Lights Gangnam Style

Psy is still riding the wave of his hit song, Sexy Lady, and Halloween was not immune from its charms. Check out this light show, set to music:

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Great Commercial – The Residence Inn Penguins

I have to admit, this commercial is my current favorite. I love the little penguins settling in for their stay at the Residence Inn. Enjoy! Here’s a little video on the background of the penguins: And…a bit of funny penguin … Continue reading

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