SneezingCow.com https://sneezingcow.com Home of Michael Perry - New York Times Bestselling Author, Humorist, Singer/Songwriter, Intermittent Pig Farmer Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:35:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://sneezingcow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-Site-Icon-200x200.png SneezingCow.com https://sneezingcow.com 32 32 53371033 “Roughneck Grace” Putting the snowshoes to good use https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/18/roughneck-grace-win-day-new-link-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/ Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:30:04 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24083 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 “Putting the snowshoes to good use” can be seen online here.

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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 “Putting the snowshoes to good use” can be seen online here.

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New Tent Show Radio Tonight: Belfast to Bluegrass https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/16/new-tent-show-radio-saturday-feat-asleep-wheel-dale-watson-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-2-2-3-2-2-3-2-2-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-2/ Sat, 16 Mar 2019 14:30:48 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24079 If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, March 16th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show features the Blue Canvas Orchestra and singers as they portray the migration of a people and music from Ireland to America. In between…View post

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If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, March 16th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua.

This week’s show features the Blue Canvas Orchestra and singers as they portray the migration of a people and music from Ireland to America. In between all the music, Mike shares a story about the indignity—and joy—of choosing a Dad suit. Information on streaming the show here.

You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here, and many previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

 

 

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Where My Waffles At? https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/14/where-my-waffles-at/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 23:33:02 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24060 Nothing like automatic voicemail transcription to get your hopes up.

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Nothing like automatic voicemail transcription to get your hopes up.

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Professional Grade Absent-Mindedness https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/14/professional-grade-absent-mindedness/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:24:07 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24055 An entire chapter in this book is based on my absent-mindedness (the one about forgetting the van has become a favorite at parties) as it relates to the 16th-century French philosopher Montaigne. Were he alive today, I’d love to tell him this one: Yesterday I stood in front of our Post Office box and became…View post

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An entire chapter in this book is based on my absent-mindedness (the one about forgetting the van has become a favorite at parties) as it relates to the 16th-century French philosopher Montaigne. Were he alive today, I’d love to tell him this one: Yesterday I stood in front of our Post Office box and became frustrated when it wouldn’t open, no matter how many times I clicked the car key fob.

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“From the Top” Audiobook on Audible and iTunes https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/14/from-the-top-audiobook-on-audible-and-itunes/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:00:36 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24048 The audiobook version of “From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio,” read by Mike himself, is now available from iTunes and Audible.com.  More info here.

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The audiobook version of “From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio,” read by Mike himself, is now available from iTunes and Audible.com.  More info here.

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The Secret to My Country Music Journalism Career https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/11/the-secret-to-my-country-music-journalism-career/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:08:37 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24036 I remember we were on a family trip a year or so ago when we stopped in Iowa so I could do this interview. I don’t remember what all we talked about or if I said anything dumb or awful but I did talk about how I got my big break in country music journalism.…View post

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I remember we were on a family trip a year or so ago when we stopped in Iowa so I could do this interview. I don’t remember what all we talked about or if I said anything dumb or awful but I did talk about how I got my big break in country music journalism. Thanks, Bill Foy.

And here’s a short portion that aired web-only.

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“Roughneck Grace” Shoveling snow with Edith Wharton https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/11/roughneck-grace-win-day-new-link-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:30:36 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24034 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, “Shoveling snow with Edith Wharton” can be seen online here.

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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, “Shoveling snow with Edith Wharton” can be seen online here.

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Winona, Minnesota TONIGHT https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/09/winona-minnesota-tonight/ Sat, 09 Mar 2019 18:38:39 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24031 Playing music in Winona, Minnesota tonight with Evan on guitar and Ben on steel. This is a special house show, a few tickets remain, click link here. Good night to huddle up for stories and songs.

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Ben helps load gear.

Playing music in Winona, Minnesota tonight with Evan on guitar and Ben on steel. This is a special house show, a few tickets remain, click link here. Good night to huddle up for stories and songs.

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New Tent Show Radio Tonight: Son Volt + the Slamming Doors https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/09/new-tent-show-radio-saturday-feat-asleep-wheel-dale-watson-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-2-2-3-2-2-3-2-2-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2/ Sat, 09 Mar 2019 15:30:49 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23966 If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, March 9th) 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 guests Son Volt and features the Slamming Doors . In between all the music, Mike shares a story about reflecting on…View post

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If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, March 9th) 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 guests Son Volt and features the Slamming Doors . In between all the music, Mike shares a story about reflecting on the past even as we resolve to turn it loose and ease on into the future. Information on streaming the show here.

You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here, and many previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

 

 

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Where Can I Watch “How Ya Doin'”? https://sneezingcow.com/2019/03/08/where-can-i-watch-how-ya-doin/ Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:29:08 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=24022 If you missed it the first time around, or want to watch it again, here’s what we know for now: Michael Perry: How Ya Doin can be viewed online during the broadcast simulcasts here: https://wpt4.org/watch-page/ (available no matter where you live, I’m told) on the following dates and times: Sunday March 10 @ 9:00 a.m.…View post

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If you missed it the first time around, or want to watch it again, here’s what we know for now:

Michael Perry: How Ya Doin can be viewed online during the broadcast simulcasts here: https://wpt4.org/watch-page/ (available no matter where you live, I’m told) on the following dates and times:

Sunday March 10 @ 9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 16 @ 3:30 a.m. (what are you doing?)

Sunday March 17 @ 8:30 p.m.

DVDs of the program are available with a donation to Wisconsin Public Television. Call 1-800-422-9707 or email comments@wpt.org

Back to shoveling snow.

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