Tag: music

The Jesus Cow in Durham Tonight

Tonight my friend Phil Cook and I are taking The Jesus Cow show to The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, North Carolina. Last night in Chapel Hill we had a fine, laughter-filled time of good music and clodhopper standup, and I expect the same this evening. It’s a pleasure and privilege to have friends like Phil. To watch…View post


Wrote this last week. Having no idea, of course. Perhaps you failed to guess, but I owe the bulk of my aesthetic construct to Prince Rogers Nelson, circa the movie Purple Rain, circa cassette. The film and album were released the summer after I graduated from high school. Come fall, when college was back in…View post

Music Not For Me

This Tweet by my friend* Andy: Reminded me of something I recently wrote about myself: Craft is craft, whether in the shaping of a song or the fitting of bathroom tile. The older I get the more deeply I believe “getting” things is far less important than experiencing them with a spirit of appreciation. In…View post