Category: News

More About Mike

If you’re here because you just watched the PBS Wisconsin special “Michael Perry: Where I Come From,” here’s a quick intro to Mike’s work. This is the book that started it all: The rest of Mike’s books, live humor recordings, and music albums are here. And if you’d like to know when Mike has a…View post

“Roughneck Grace” Conceptual art in a pickup truck

Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). This week’s column “Conceptual Art in a Pickup Truck” can be seen online here.

Interview About Making of New PBS Special

This interview goes off on some fresh tangents. My favorite quote (if I may quote myself): “I was the third or fourth funniest person in my family; I just didn’t know how to fix a tractor. So I had to figure out how to do something.” You can watch PBS Wisconsin on your television or…View post

The Good People

Just spent a week creating and performing with a fascinating batch of artists, famous and not. It was an invigorating, challenging, uplifting, disorienting (in the best sense) experience. Now they have scattered around the world, leaving their work to echo where it will. The experience highlights my appreciation for the photo above, taken a couple…View post