I think it’s time to announce formally that I have a girlfriend. Her name is Kelli and she has managed to break through the walls I’ve put up over the years. She’s brilliant, beautiful, and clever. And today is her birthday.
Here she is singing karaoke with her friend, Jamie, at [...]
Kelli had VIP tickets to Pointfest so we packed a cooler and enjoyed some bands and people-watching for a few hours.
Then we cruised to Bone’s French Quarter for a night of karaoke, making some new friends along the way.
I sang Johnny Cash this weekend. I sang “Folsom Prison Blues” and people at the karaoke bar cheered. Girls wanted to dance with me; guys told me I did a good job singing while they slapped me on the back. It wasn’t me they were cheering–it was the Man in Black. What was it about [...]
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My sister, Lauren, and her husband, Tommy have created Kitchen Music on MySpace.
We believe some of the best music is played at home in the kitchen. That’s why we’ve invited you into ours. So, sit back, grab a bucket of chicken, and listen as some of our favorite musicians whip up their tastiest songs.
Stephanie and I went to Chicago this past weekend for Pitchfork Music Festival.
Before it got too crowded
Trying to stay cool
Taking a photo of the bean
Stephanie perpendicular with herself
Signature Room in the John Hancock
Sipping a cocktail, I had this view from the Signature
Same beach, 96 stories lower
I took a lot more pictures, but [...]
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Down peppers the rain from a clear blue sky
Down trickles a tear on a youthful face
Feeling in haste and wondering why
Up struggles the sun from a wounded night
Out venture our hearts in their silent shrouds
Trying to ignite but wondering how
We can laugh and we can cry
And never see the strong hand of love
Hidden in the [...]
Over the Rhine is playing here in St. Louis at Blueberry Hill this Friday. I would describe Over the Rhine as the result you get when you take the Angel with the sexiest voice in Heaven, put her in front of a talented rock band, and then give her pure poetry to sing. [...]