Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Seth Meyers

I thought Seth was especially good last night.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Roses & Cigarettes

Thanks to Tim Federer for the original share.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The Zombies

The keyboards are so cool on this classic.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tom Waits

I heard this for the first time today. I love how it creates a movie in your mind.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Just One Victory

A song I always return to when the struggle gets me down.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Tame Impala

The first single from the forthcoming album.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Mute Gods

New album due tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

They Might Be Giants

One of my favorite TMBG tunes. Just discovered this video.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Does anybody else remember when this classic silent film was re-released in the 1980's with a rock soundtrack?

Monday, March 18, 2019

Shame, Shame, Shame

A great piece on the pluses and minuses of public shaming in the Internet age. I especially liked the interview with Monica Lewinsky, she seems to be a truly awesome person.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Steve Earle

I've loved this song since Jerry Jeff Walker did it in the early Seventies.

David Gilmour

Happy birthday to one of my all-time favorite musicians.

Meg Myers

A cover of the Kate Bush classic from the 80's.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Kasim Sulton's Utopia

Looks like Kasim is leading the troops for a while.

Band Of Skulls

New album due out in April.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Rest in Peace, Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis of Talk Talk has passed away at the age of 64. This was one of my favorite songs of the Eighties.

The Visionary

My 2014 dark fantasy novel is FREE today on Kindle.

Here's the link...

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Thanks to David Blumenstein for the initial share.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bill Maher

I thought this was a great commentary. There's a reason there's so much bitterness in some of the red states.

Friday, February 22, 2019

White Savior

The problem with making movies that will please both black and white audiences.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Eric Johnson

Getting close to wrapping up my new book. Decided I really needed to go back and include this album.

Washington Winter Wonderland

Thanks to my buddy Jim Elliott for sharing this with me.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Dark Day Dreams

My 2016 short story collection is FREE today on Kindle.

Extreme Baking

My wife watches some of these cooking competition shows and thought this was a really funny sketch (and so did I).

Friday, February 15, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

The White Stripes

An oldie but goodie I discovered today.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Roberta Flack

She turned 82 today.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Happy Birthday, Alice!

A.C. turned 71 yesterday.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019

They Might Be Giants

I'm working on a new non-fiction book about albums I think deserve more attention. Today's chapter was about this band's record "Nanobots" (which features this song).

Friday, January 25, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Millennial Millions

If you watch this skit you might start to understand why a lot of Millenials are more open minded about socialism.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Joe Jackson

New album out today.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Leon Bridges

One of those songs that puts some zip in your step. Thanks to Mark Mclay for letting me know about this artist.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Spirit Award

A local Seattle band I heard for the first time today on KEXP.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019