KCRW Guest DJ

Posted by on Jul 22, 2009 in General | No Comments

KCRW, maybe the best-known, most well-respected indy station in America, has a weekly Guest DJ slot where they have famous folks come in and talk about their favorite music. Some of their guests include David Lynch, Tony Hawk, Tracy Ullman, Paul Feig…and, today, me.  I’m really, really proud of this honor. Give a listen: http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/gd

Twitterazzo

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009 in General | No Comments

One of the life lessons I will apparently never learn is that it never, ever pays to mix it up on the web. Last Friday morning, I was awakened by an early phone call. A friend of mine–let’s call him/her “Pat,” just to keep her/him out of this mess–was calling to tell me that industry […]

What The Perfect Cover Looks Like

Posted by on Jun 11, 2009 in General | No Comments

This is, hands down, the best cover I’ve seen on a comic for a while, maybe all year: DC’s THE SPIRIT #29 drawn by Paul Rivoche. It’s a master class in everything a cover should be, and I’m going to be using it as an example of “how to do it right” for perhaps the […]

Great Krypton

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009 in General | No Comments

Yes, I realize I have very…specific interests, but there is nothing, nothing, nothing I love more than–or delights me as much as–finding out things about Superman than I didn’t know before.  In fact, I’m not even sure I knew that was possible at this point. But I’ve just spent the last three days immersed in […]