Month: June 2015

My First Publicity Gig

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UZChXb83Lw&NR=1 (Originally published on February 28, 2011) MY VERY FIRST PUBLICITY JOBIt’s 1956, and we’re in York, a picturesque city in the north of England, at a nearly empty Rialto Cinema on a Sunday afternoon.We’re at the sound check of a new band, which plays Bill Haley covers. As the band rehearse, a tailor fusses about, making …

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Welcome To The Meeting, Everybody…

      (Originally published on February 28, 2011) Hello. My name is Richard. I’m in trouble. And I need help. My problem is costing me my sanity, it’s taking too much time from my life that I can’t afford. And it’s ruining me financially. And I am helpless. 

The Day Fats Domino Growled

    (Originally published on February 28, 2011)   A salute to one of the great American artists of the 20th century, Antoine “Fats” Domino, reviews of a couple of interesting books,  a really bad joke and some killer video links.  What more do you want for free? AN AMERICAN GIANT: FATS DOMINO Well, he’ll …

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