If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, May 4th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show features Michael Perry and the Long Beds. In addition to performing with his band, Mike will share the story of how…View post
Sometimes you step to the microphone, look down, and there at the foot of the stage is a note, and it infuses every note to follow.
This piece began with a paragraph written for the Montaigne book a week before Prince died. I’m grateful to Belt Publishing for including it in their “Under Purple Skies” anthology, to Longreads for making it available here, and to Anil Dash for kindly fact-checking the passage about Prince and Appolonia in the haymow. Yessir, Old Man Johnson’s…View post
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, titled “Lessons from Biosphere 2” can be seen online here.
If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, April 27th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show welcomes musical guest The Lowest pair plus the Blue Canvas Orchestra. In between all the music, Mike shares the story of how…View post