Tag Archives: I’m too old for this shit

The Undertow

One of my favorite comics of recent years is Criminal, by Ed Brubaker and an artist whose name doesn’t leap to mind.  It’s boiled down from the paperback crime novels of the Forties thru the Seventies; if you’ve ever made … Continue reading

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The Competitor

Came home from band practice Tuesday night, all excited.  Our drummer couldn’t make it; so rather than slave over the ‘originals’ we worked up some covers.  I got to sing one; if I’d figured out my guitar solo better at … Continue reading

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Adventure!

When was the last time you left a movie theater humming a tune written specifically for that movie?  I can’t remember offhand; my guess is probably Ghostbusters.  Maybe Fletch Lives.  There’s always Tarantino films, but he not only licenses catchy songs, … Continue reading

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Highlandtown: Journey to the Center of the Mind

Returned home not two hours’ time ago from the Bob Cummings Block Party in Highlandtown. Like Frank Drebin sez, “…that fondue party was real mind-bender.  It was a stone soul gas, man.” This is the second such Bob Cummings Block … Continue reading

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I Don’t Envy You At All, Brah

So we roll into the OC on Friday.  We meet my in-laws and go to dinner on the Bay side of First Street, at De Lazy Lizard Bar and Grill.  It seems to be a new place in Ocean City, … Continue reading

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Hello, Highlandtown!

So I’ve finally got the deets on my Highlandtown gig this Saturday.  I’m playing after 7.  Last year, I was ‘the only guy they could get,’ so I went on absurdly early.  But hey, that was the first ‘outdoor’ gig … Continue reading

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Points of Origin; the Wind That Shakes The Stars

So this Wednesday, I’m going to see my old bandmate, Dan Sartain, at the Black Cat in Warshington, D.C.  I even bought a ticket thru the compooper roughly a month ago.  Hey, I’m married with kids.  There’s none of this, … Continue reading

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