Oh, has the world changed, or have I changed? I will be living out my life-long dream of performing (after a fashion) upstairs at Philadelphia's Trocadero as I read select passages from Morrissey's Autobiography between sets at the 18th Pale Descendants'... Continue Reading →
I'm not taking sides in this brief essay. I'm just saying be careful what you wish for: The Duck Dynasty Flap
Quick note to friends in the Philadelphia area: I'll be reading at The Daily Grind in Jenkintown, PA, tomorrow night (12/19/2013) at 7PM. Details: Montgomery County Poet Laureate News
With a little tweaking, Richard Marson's tell-all biography of the late John Nathan-Turner could easily replace its subtitle with that of Peter Hook's wonderful memoir on the Manchester club scene of the 1980s, The Hacienda: How Not to Run a... Continue Reading →
Apple recently put out a new version of Garage Band. It has its pros and cons, but testing it out gave me a chance to record this new track for my imaginary band, Android Invasion.
A while back, I posted some thoughts on whether or not Billy Pilgrim is hallucinating when he's visited by aliens in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five. I'm teaching the novel again this week, an my thoughts have turned to the issue... Continue Reading →