Hey...I didn't write that...

Hey…I didn’t write that…

Some quick background: A few weeks back, I wrote a column for the Greenville Journal about something that had been on my mind. I missed…

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Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

I think today of Steel Panther. If you’ve not yet had the pleasure, Steel Panther is a rock band cut from the cloth of every…

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Threadbare troubadour

Threadbare troubadour

Getting old is easy. It happens without your permission. It happens on its own. It’s literally effortless. The hard part is finding any good in…

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My blood runs cold...

My blood runs cold…

The boy had just finished his homework in the playroom of our house. We were alone when he broke into song…a song a seven-year-old boy…

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The Dennis DeYoung Dilemma

The Dennis DeYoung Dilemma

I’m sitting at a poker table. Or a bar. Or at the gate waiting for a plane. It doesn’t matter, because I ask the same…

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39 songs that make me happy

39 songs that make me happy

Brooding season has passed again. With the months of November through March now passed, the House that Seasonal Affective Disorder Built can now go back…

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How Otis got his T-Pain back

How Otis got his T-Pain back

The weird part isn’t that I have a friend named F-Train. The weird part is that he and I were both sober and having a…

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On pretense and population

On pretense and population

The reason it’s so easy to remember that people largely suck and are more often than not idiots is because there are so many of…

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The Dive

The Dive

Part 4 of the November iPhone Photo Project … aka…NaNo-iPho June 2009 The night before Phish hit Asheville, NC, some friends were in town to…

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I was driving down the road one day...

I was driving down the road one day…

“I know what this song is about!” my son announced proudly from the backseat. We were in a bit of a hurry, so I didn’t…

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