Tuesday, April 18, 2017

I don’t know how it is for people growing up today, but as a child of the ’70s I ended up growing up with the ’60s all around…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

‘Tis the first day of winter. We should be seeing some icicles any day, if we haven’t already…  

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Thinking of Pete

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The late, great Pete Ham died in 1975 by his own hand one night after drinking an absurd amount of scotch, crushed by the bankruptcy engendered upon him…

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Tough Chicken

Friday, May 20, 2016

Sometimes I’m driving along listening to the radio, and something incredible comes on. The older I get, the less it happens, possibly because I’ve been introduced to more…

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Ringo Needs More Love

Monday, August 10, 2015

On a long drive the other day, I was listening to “The Beatles,” aka “The White Album” and had some non-writerly non-bookish thoughts to share about it. Ringo continues…

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Hardboiled Monday

Monday, November 24, 2014

Hardboiled Monday will return next week. For now, here is “Icicles,” a great and little known cut from Badfinger, off of their fourth album.

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Day After Day

Friday, September 5, 2014

A musical break today with one of my favorite bands. Take it away, Badfinger!  

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More Good News

Monday, January 27, 2014

I’m pleased to announce that both The Desert of Souls and The Bones of the Old Ones will shortly be available as audio books, courtesy of Audible! I…

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Musical Interlude

Thursday, January 16, 2014

And now, the greatest TV theme show ever written for a show that never, ever existed. I bring you “Spider” by They Might be Giants. Thank me later….

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Music for Rocking

Friday, December 20, 2013

Whew! It’s been a busy week. The snow has melted here near the Sea of Monsters, though, and the weather is about as nice as you can expect…

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