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Featured blogger spews lies, libel, and invective

Featured blogger spews lies, libel, and invective

It’s a good news/bad news kind of day. The good news is that I am Philly Future’s new featured blogger; my reign of terror begins today with an interview in which I pontificate about the significance of weblogs. Thanks to the Philly Future team! The bad news is, of course, that our beloved South Eastern […]

West Coast adventure

West Coast adventure

Clair, resident Good Grief! heckler, asks about last week’s Gumby posts and wonders was I really out of town? Well, yeah, unless you know of a Philly In-N-Out Burger with palm trees in the parking lot. I was lucky enough to attend a Macromedia convention in Anaheim with about a dozen of my new, super-secret […]

Buggy driver flees crash on horseback

Buggy driver flees crash on horseback

Or maybe the buggy driver escaped via rollerblade. Thanks to Moon Pappy for scanning this article from the Lancaster New Era.

Bloodshot Records:  For a Decade of Sin

Bloodshot Records: For a Decade of Sin

An exciting announcement from Bloodshot Records, a kick-ass label out of Chicago: they have just released For a Decade of Sin, a two-disc compilation that celebrates eleven years in the business. Forty-two songs of new and previously-unreleased material for $18. I have several Bloodshot compilations, including Down to the Promised Land, the five year anniversary […]

Not in philly anymore!

Not in philly anymore!

You Shall Know Our Velocity

You Shall Know Our Velocity

Finally, I finished Dave Eggers’ You Shall Know Our Velocity. Isn’t that a great title? The book is about two friends, Will and Hand, who embark upon a week-long trip around the world to give away $32,000. Why? Something about the recent loss of their friend Jack, who was killed when a trucker drove over […]