News – SneezingCow.com https://sneezingcow.com Home of Michael Perry - New York Times Bestselling Author, Humorist, Singer/Songwriter, Intermittent Pig Farmer Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:00:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://sneezingcow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-Site-Icon-200x200.png News – SneezingCow.com https://sneezingcow.com 32 32 53371033 “Roughneck Grace” Role of a lifetime https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/21/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/ Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:00:36 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23761 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, “Role of a lifetime” 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, “Role of a lifetime” can be seen online here.

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New Tent Show Radio Tonight: John Hiatt and the Goners feat. Sonny Landreth https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/19/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/ Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:49:42 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23754 If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 19th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show features musical guest John Hiatt and the Goners featuring Sonny Landreth. In between all the music, Mike tells the one about getting a…View post

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If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 19th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua.

This week’s show features musical guest John Hiatt and the Goners featuring Sonny Landreth. In between all the music, Mike tells the one about getting a flat tire just north of Nashville. 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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Registration closing Jan 18: Garden Vision’s slow food dinner in Wausau, WI https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/17/registration-closing-jan-18-garden-visions-slow-food-dinner/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:00:03 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23737 Just a reminder there’s still time to register for Garden Vision’s slow food dinner on Jan. 25th (registration closes Jan. 18th).  Join Mike for a warm meal and humorous reading.  Discussion and book signing to follow.  Registration information here.

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Just a reminder there’s still time to register for Garden Vision’s slow food dinner on Jan. 25th (registration closes Jan. 18th).  Join Mike for a warm meal and humorous reading.  Discussion and book signing to follow.  Registration information here.

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Mike Perry presents “Half A Star” at the Pablo May 22nd https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/15/mike-perry-presents-half-a-star-at-the-pablo-may-22nd/ Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:00:35 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23707 The new monologue debuts at the Pablo Center in Eau Claire May 22nd. Based on past experience, this show will sell out so we suggest you get your tickets before the thaw.

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The new monologue debuts at the Pablo Center in Eau Claire May 22nd.

Based on past experience, this show will sell out so we suggest you get your tickets before the thaw.

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“Roughneck Grace” Faux fox in the henhouse https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/14/roughneck-grace-win-day-new-link-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:26:40 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23702 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, “Faux fox in the henhouse” 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, “Faux fox in the henhouse” can be seen online here.

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New Tent Show Radio Tonight: The New Standards + Guest Yazmin https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/12/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/ Sat, 12 Jan 2019 13:11:04 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23695 If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 12th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show features musical guest The New Standards and guest artist Yazmin. In between all the music, Mike attends a live music concert with his daughters.…View post

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If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 12th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua.

This week’s show features musical guest The New Standards and guest artist Yazmin. In between all the music, Mike attends a live music concert with his daughters. 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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“Roughneck Grace” The dangers of Christmas trees https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/07/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/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 15:00:42 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23685 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, “The dangers of Christmas trees” 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, “The dangers of Christmas trees” can be seen online here.

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Tent Show Radio Tonight: Charlie Parr https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/05/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/ Sat, 05 Jan 2019 15:06:27 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23681 If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 5th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show welcomes Charlie Parr. Information on streaming the show here. You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here, and many previous Tent Show Radio…View post

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If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Jan. 5th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. This week’s show welcomes Charlie Parr. 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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The Writing Life Ain’t For Everyone https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/04/the-writing-life-aint-for-everyone/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:49:41 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23679 Man, what a day this was back in December. A wall-to-wall library talk about writing then a solo music show because my band got blizzarded off the road. Thank you to Amanda Zieba for telling the story from her perspective.

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Man, what a day this was back in December. A wall-to-wall library talk about writing then a solo music show because my band got blizzarded off the road. Thank you to Amanda Zieba for telling the story from her perspective.

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The Blighted Trumpet https://sneezingcow.com/2019/01/03/the-blighted-trumpet/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:26:43 +0000 https://sneezingcow.com/?p=23672 This was my father’s trumpet. It’s beat, bent, and busted. But I just blew it here in Pine Hollow Studios so we could put some distant notes behind a song. Long time ago, in the essay “Scarlet Ribbons,” I wrote about how Dad’s trumpet playing altered the course of my life. After five minutes in…View post

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This was my father’s trumpet. It’s beat, bent, and busted. But I just blew it here in Pine Hollow Studios so we could put some distant notes behind a song. Long time ago, in the essay “Scarlet Ribbons,” I wrote about how Dad’s trumpet playing altered the course of my life. After five minutes in the booth, my lips are half numb and my mustache smells of brass, but I can still muddle through the C scale, and we got what we needed.

“Scarlet Ribbons” is in this collection:

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