All three of those songs are on an ugly yellow and purple cassette somewhere in my garage, collected with everything else I taped directly from the radio, all of the songs without their opening chords because of the delay in moving from recognition to the dual click of play and record, the lunge across my bed or away from the Super Nintendo controller. … More Tom Petty & My Favorite Songs About Writing
It’s cold here in Casper. I have hot cider. It seemed correct to start with a Robert Burns line, then. But the Burns line is purposeful in that I have reached what I consider to be a rare thing: the place of being finished with a story. I have many times had stories be finished … More "Ae fond kiss, and then we sever": When is a story done?
I’ll start this with a confession that Warren G’s Regulate…G Funk Era was definitely the first album my parents banned me from listening to. That didn’t happen very often, as my parents didn’t listen to enough music to know what we were listening to (they objected also to Nirvana’s In Utero, but only because of the … More Relegateds, Mount Up