Music? Lifebloodian? Sure.

A few months back I was interviewed by Justin Lightle for his… I guess it’s a podcast? Sure. Let’s go with that term. I get very overwhelped and famboozled with terms. Especially when it comes to musical things I was involved in. They’ve said...

Send Women. And Clowns

I’ve gone through car windshields, rolled vans into ditches, fallen from heights, crashed motorcycles, survived head-on collisions with other heads, but I’ve never been good with horses. Lotsa women are good with horses. Some of them have gone through...

Stone Male—Roll ‘Em…

Back in December Joe Carducci and I did a joint book reading and Q&A at Permanent Records in Chicago. At the time, he was doing pre-promotion for “Stone Male—Requiem for the Living Picture”  I’m reporting here that it’s done and due for...

Multiple Grinds Grounded

Luna Cafe in De Pere, WI is a classy, enterprising place that roasts its own coffee, sells it directly and distributes to the local area. It’s damn good joe, and they asked me to supply an image for their Anchor Grind blend. I happily obliged since the proceeds...

Three Sweary Fishies?

Earlier this month I had to look up lyrics for the song “Three Little Fishes,” the classic novelty hit from the 1940s. I needed to confirm the spelling of the signature chorus phrase: “boop boop dit-tem dat-tem what-tem chu…” Made popular...

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...