Archive for September, 2006

ACL 2006 – Blood, Rain and Pink Galoshes

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

I knew this was going to be a good festival when I scored a last minute opening at the Hotel San Jose, which is pretty much my favorite place to hang, ever. They’ve gone all Hollywood in the past few years, and now to book a room for ACL or SXSW, you must call “on […]

Oh the Glory of Sean Wilsey

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

I didn’t realize until about halfway into “Oh the Glory of It All” that Sean Wilsey is one of the founding editors of my beloved (and everyone else’s) McSweeney’s. Despite this claim to fame, Wilsey’s book falls into the recently exploding literary genre of memoirs written by people who haven’t actually done anything. Not that […]

Hair-brained Schemes & Lust Fulfillment

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

So what, exactly, is a hair-brained scheme? I believe I nabbed this term from a Warner Brothers cartoon….most likely one involving Bugs Bunny in drag, trying to pull one over on Elmer Fudd.   You know….a “hare-brained scheme”.   (Yeah.   Bad.   Gong!) An example of a hair-brained scheme, my friends, is this: – […]

Sittin’ and Thinkin’

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

… pretty much what I’m doing right now. There are many things I’d like (and am planning) to get to, such as posting photos of my China loot and finding the right venue in which to sell it, conceptualizing new projects, writing more blog posts, especially posts about my ideas, inspirations and process….. All in […]