Site announcements and other assorted posts that don’t fit into other categories.

Classic Music Spotlight: Petula Clark – “Downtown”

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Classics Appreciation Wednesday’s have returned to Vortex Effect, and this week the spotlight shines on Petula Clark and her hit song “Downtown.” Smith’s Sentiment: Released in November 1964, Petula Clark’s “Downtown” (composed by Tom Hatch) became an international hit that took the #1 spot on the [...]

Pro Wrestling Post Merges Back With Vortex Effect

August 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

A few months back, I split wrestling from Vortex Effect and created a wrestling only site called Pro Wrestling Post. Looking back, that probably wasn’t a good idea and truth be told I should’ve learned that lesson a couple of years ago when we tried the same thing by splintering off the movie content with Cinema Vortex. As of today, [...]

Site News: Summer Clean Up Underway

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

This is just a quick post to say that I’m doing cleaning and maintenance on the site, and some parts of the site are currently broken. Cleaning wise, 1,054 posts have been removed. These are posts that were irrelevant to anyone today (if you still care about the date of the Assassin’s Creed Revelations beta, I can tell you that you [...]

Classic Music Spotlight: Dinah Shore – “Buttons and Bows”

January 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s Classics Appreciation Wednesday here on Vortex Effect, and this week we’re debuting the newest classics feature to the lineup: Classic Music Spotlight. That’s not to be confused with “classical music,” although it is very likely some Mozart could end up being spotlighted at some point. Instead, this is usually [...]

Site Maintenance Ongoing For Next Couple of Weeks

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is just a quick heads up that some “behind the scenes” maintenance on the site began and today and will be ongoing for the next two weeks or so. Nothing that will directly impact the site for most visitors, but just some general clean up. The number one thing that is being done is a complete clean up and revamping of our [...]

State of the Site Address: May 2015

May 27, 2015 // 3 Comments

The month of May has but a few days remaining; we’ll soon be in June which means 2015 will be half way gone. Seems like a perfect time to quickly talk about the state of Vortex Effect and the year that has been thus far. The banner says “monthly address,” but I doubt it. After all, this banner was made quite some time ago and I [...]