If you missed last weekend’s Tent Show Radio episode featuring Ruthie Foster it can now be heard online. During the monologue at intermission, Mike shows you how not to buy a used car and where not to put the yogurt.
If you missed last weekend’s Tent Show Radio episode featuring Mike and the Long Beds, it can now be heard online. During the monologue at intermission, Mike explains how he wound up in a band, and what critical advice he once received from a Grammy-winning musician.
If you missed last weekend’s Tent Show Radio episode featuring Corey Carlson, it can now be heard online. During the monologue at intermission, Mike talks about roughnecks who enjoy pain, and proper use of the term “gozzle.”
In addition to the new show being heard on-air this weekend, I see they’re starting to make this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes streamable so you can listen online. On this one I talk about my favorite New Year’s Eve ever (it involved crock pots, “Tommy Boy”, and the New Auburn Area Fire Department). Also grandma’s special Carlton 100s-flavored sugar cookies.
Right before Visiting Tom came out, I got to be on Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? radio show. The audience was ready to laugh (with us? at us? somewhere in between?), and later I said their laughter washed up onstage like surfable oxygen. Well, that’s how it felt. You can listen here.
Wisconsin Public Radio’s Wisconsin Life is running an excerpt I read from the new book (due out 8/21/2012) in which I describe my neighbor’s workshop. Opening line: “Imagine an antique store stocked by Rube Goldberg, curated by Hunter Thompson and rearranged by a small earthquake…”
Publisher’s Description: in over his head with two pigs, a dozen chickens, and a baby due any minute, the author of Truck: A Love Story gives us a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country.