I sat down with the Podfather and the good folks at Bike Rack Records in Bowling Green, Ohio two Sundays ago for a little shoot-the-shit. We talked about songwriting, pizza naps, book-writing, three-hour restaurant gigs, cover band culture, sad sex, success, burning it all down, and a whole slew of other things sprinkled with toilet humor. Yes, I apologized to my momma.
I got to talk about a bunch of my projects: Lost, Long Gone, Forgotten Records; Groove Canoe; Goddamn It Anyway; From a Living Room on Larchmont; my novels (Rush’s Deal, The Fetishists, Shining the Light, & The Devil’s Gospel); my poetry collection Flirting with Disaster & Other Poems.
I got to tell everybody how excited I am that I have two new records in the works: Badlands, a split full-length with Z.P. Kunkle (Minglewood Labor Camp) of narrative songs set in, you guessed it, the Badlands of the Dakotas AND a six-song EP from my band The Coomers.
I accidentally let it slip that I have a new novel, Memorabilia, coming out later this year on 11:11 Press.
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