Book Signing w/Carducci

Saturday, Dec 12 was unseasonably warm; the whole month was. It was 60+ degrees in Chicago while doing a Q&A, book signing/reading session with Joe Carducci (Rock & the Pop Narcotic; Enter Naomi) at Permanent Records. The day before, we did three radio...

OK, Now We’re Rolling

I did an art show at Luna Cafe which opened Sept 10. It gave me a chance to pull some new images into the collection. Guess I’m getting the hang of this kinda thing, haha. That night I played a solo set of music and was followed by Nick Utrie’s Nutrients...

Senior, Skate, Shhhhurfin’

July 24 was a kinda pivotal day for me. I’d decided it was time for me to “step out,” as it were, and rally the troops! Tim and Beth Kerr came up from Austin to join me in an art show/book signing event at Eos Surf Shop (only surf shop in...

Going into 2015…

…the book was selling and being reviewed, and I was pickin’ on a regular basis again. March 20 I played a solo show in Madison at Mother Fool’s with Bucky Pope (ex-Tar Babies). It was rife with forgetting chords and words and making a complete fool...

Pennies, Parking, Fairies

Whilst in LA promoting the book, I hung out a bit with longtime friend Janet Housden. Her entry in Dave Markey’s and Jordan Schwartz’s “We Got Power!” is a mind-opener (pg 168). There’s no way you can make up a credible story about...