Tag: Clodhopper Monologues

From the Little Writing Room Over the Garage: Mike Reads “Guinea Pig Hay”

My daughter did the math and I came up short. From the book “Coop,” available here. The expanded “live” version is on the “Clodhopper Monologues” recording, available here. NOTE: Since I began posting the daily “From the Little Writing Room Above the Garage” posts, I’ve been getting messages asking if there was a way to…View post

Poverty, Zithers, Gaslighting, Sex, Religion, Chickens, and Montaigne

Montaigne in Barn Boots is going to paperback (your copy will be unbent), so it seemed a good time to revisit this Brevity interview in which I address everything in the headline and more. An excerpt: In fact he did have chickens. And pigs. Alain de Botton reckons Montaigne’s frankness about sex came from watching…View post

Montaigne and the Clodhopper Deal

There’s a reason we’re giving away a free copy of The Clodhopper Monologues with every pre-ordered paperback copy of Montaigne in Barn Boots. It has to do with me being fed up with all the anti-intellectual hoo-hah (as if those Founding Fathers we all love to cite in weren’t farmers deep into French philosophy; as if the…View post