My inner 16 year-old was thrilled to chat with John Doe, though the circumstances weren’t the best.
Tony and I rolled up to Griffith Park in the late afternoon and found the little pop up village that marks a movie set. This one was a little different, though: No […]
The road trip is an American institution. Nothing expresses the size and variety of these United States like crossing them on the highway: deserts, mountains, forests, plains, swamps, cities, Wal-Marts — you […]
I don’t draw as much as I used to, at least not right now. When The Hum clicks in I go a little overboard, and next thing you know nothing else is […]
Motel Mirrors is the brainchild of singer/bassist Amy Lavere and musician John Paul Keith. Their self-titled debut EP, released August 27, is catnip for fans of good songs and sweet harmonies. Comprised […]
The telephone is a curious beast. On first glance Bell’s greatest invention served to make us closer, but did it really? Perhaps like the train, automobile, and television what the phone really […]
Slash was a record label that you could trust. If it was on Slash it was going to be good: X, The Germs, Fear, Faith No More. Come on!
My kids run across a crusty old song now and then that for them is a revelation. “Dad, have you ever heard this?” they excitedly ask. “Do you like it?” Usually my […]
Oh, the crying song. You don’t need my help here – I’m sure you know all there is to know about the crying game. But Godley & Creme’s “Cry” figured prominently into […]
Once upon a time painting served a very important function: documentation. Set “art” aside for a moment and simply think about what the ability to render things real and imagined allowed people […]