It’s that time of year again when we pack up the station wagon and return to the nest.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Going Underground
All the good stuff happens underground; well, except for the proverbial dirt nap. When we’re teens we make out in the basement, and when we’re a little older we find some dank […]
Deep Cuts: Rules and Regulations
I laid down the law for 2017. You have to do these things early. You have to nip it.
Deep Cuts: Change Songs
Change and innovation are the name of the game.
Throw Beck Thursday: Life As Ronnie
For most of my adult life I’ve had this recurring dream: I go back home and I see a childhood friend somewhere. I’m thrilled for no other reason than a familiar face […]
Deep Cuts: Tattoo Songs
A thousand years ago when Jody and I were arguing over tattoos, they weren’t ubiquitous. Sailors had them, grandfathers, carnies — why a beautiful girl like Jody wanted one made no sense […]
On Diffuser: Hey Ma! Here’s You Mother’s Day Playlist!
One of the fun things about working for Diffuser is the opportunity to tailor my pretty broad musical tastes to fit their slightly narrower editorial sensibilities. There are lots of great songs […]
Deep Cuts: Special Guest Stars
Special guest stars make everything better, right? It’s why I always invite Bill Bixby to my holiday dinners. Don’t give me that “I’m dead” crap, Bill, it never stops my uncle Steve […]
Deep Cuts: Porn Songs
Are there still porn stars? I don’t mean people who do the dirty dog on film—let’s face it, that’s half the population at this point—but stars? I really don’t know, but I […]
Deep Cuts: Making Movies
I now had three movie credits, even if I wasn’t credited in two of them: 1969, where I offered Robert Downey, Jr.’s character LSD; The Judas Project, which filmed while I was […]