Back to the 80s...

The New York Times says the mullet's back! I rather liked that style on me! And here's (part of) my one stint at the fabled CBGB's. (Sorry about that dead 26 seconds at the beginning but it passes quickly--in, um…

Betty Buckley

 

Photo by Victory Tischler-Blue.

My interview with the great singer Betty Buckley, star of Cats, Sunset Boulevard, Tender Mercies, and Eight Is Enough (!), went up on Vanity Fair’s website today! Find out how her TV-show producers didn’t believe…

Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones posted this on Facebook today: "Cat Stevens, recent RocknRoll hall of fame inductee, (as if there is any hall but the one in your own heart,) is going on tour again. could be good. I was at…

9/11: Distinguishing Characteristics

Below, Part I, is an unfinished piece I wrote shortly after 9/11.

Part I

Dental implants. Old burn scar covering entire right knee. Gold tooth.

My idea at first was to write a poem about the distinguishing marks, which were…

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Alexander McQueen: Evolution

I love it that the people behind the book Alexander McQueen: Evolution have discovered my song "Alexander/Isabella" and posted about it on August 29.

Sia VMA Nomination

Sia’s “Chandelier” has been nominated for a VMA. The little girl who dances with abandon in this video is captivating (reminding me of my sister, Cecilia, at that age). Her Sia wig struck me as perhaps a bit creepy but…

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The Mac Wire

The Mac Wire announces the release of "Alexander/Isabella"! The brains behind the Mac Wire is (belong to?) M.A. Cassata—a veteran entertainment editor and writer who has interviewed Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, and many other major…

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CD Baby article

I've found CD Baby to be great for music distribution--fantastic customer service and now site hosting. It enables people to do a lot with their own music, and The New York Times has noticed, with an article the other day…