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That Was Close

In what would have been a smoky irony I once nearly burned my house down with this bad boy while fighting a barn fire. Details in Chapter Six of “Truck: A Love Story.” Epic small-town fire department moment when the guy running tanker shuttles swings by your house, gains egress through your unlocked back door,…View post

“Roughneck Grace” The look on her face was worth all the dirt

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 look on her face was worth all the dirt” can be seen online here.

“Roughneck Grace” Greg Brown’s final tour stop

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 “Greg Brown’s final tour stop” can be seen online here.

Encore Tent Show Radio Tonight: Sweet Water Warblers

If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, Aug. 10th) 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 guests the Sweet Water Warblers and the Blue Canvas Orchestra performing selections of “From Belfast to Bluegrass.” In between all the…View post