Click here to read John's birthday message. Apparently, I wasn't the only one who was inspired. Even if you don't like John Taylor, or don't care for his style of writing, or whom (who?) he's writing about, the point is that rhetoric is always in response to something else. It's what makes writing so awesome. And I think, in some ways, that's exactly what John is saying (writing!).
The guy can do more than slap a bass, man!