Tag: Asheville

  • July inside of July

    July inside of July

    • …this is your brain on drugs

      …this is your brain on drugs

      Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

    • Eight Brown Liquids

      Eight Brown Liquids

      Friday Night. John gets to town and we hit up the wood fired pizza place. It’s busy and the people watching is prime. I think my pie should have spent…

    • 6 Months with the Boox Palma

      6 Months with the Boox Palma

      Since day 1, e-reading hasn’t exactly been easy. There is always some kind of chore that stands between where the books are and where you can read them. It’s gotten…

    • Planned Life

      Planned Life

      Words about Alex Shakar’s “Luminarium”

    • The Lost Art of Reading

      The Lost Art of Reading

      Some notes and such from David L. Ulin’s The Lost Art of Reading

    • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this…

    It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is June, and old age is August, but here it is, July, and my life, this year, is July inside of July.” Rick Bass

  • …this is your brain on drugs

    …this is your brain on drugs

    • …this is your brain on drugs

      …this is your brain on drugs

      Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

    • Eight Brown Liquids

      Eight Brown Liquids

      Friday Night. John gets to town and we hit up the wood fired pizza place. It’s busy and the people watching is prime. I think my pie should have spent…

    • 6 Months with the Boox Palma

      6 Months with the Boox Palma

      Since day 1, e-reading hasn’t exactly been easy. There is always some kind of chore that stands between where the books are and where you can read them. It’s gotten…

    • Planned Life

      Planned Life

      Words about Alex Shakar’s “Luminarium”

    • The Lost Art of Reading

      The Lost Art of Reading

      Some notes and such from David L. Ulin’s The Lost Art of Reading

    • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this…

    Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

  • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

    Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

    • …this is your brain on drugs

      …this is your brain on drugs

      Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

    • Eight Brown Liquids

      Eight Brown Liquids

      Friday Night. John gets to town and we hit up the wood fired pizza place. It’s busy and the people watching is prime. I think my pie should have spent…

    • 6 Months with the Boox Palma

      6 Months with the Boox Palma

      Since day 1, e-reading hasn’t exactly been easy. There is always some kind of chore that stands between where the books are and where you can read them. It’s gotten…

    • Planned Life

      Planned Life

      Words about Alex Shakar’s “Luminarium”

    • The Lost Art of Reading

      The Lost Art of Reading

      Some notes and such from David L. Ulin’s The Lost Art of Reading

    • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this…

    Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this always-streaming, algorithm sucking, Ticketmaster-gutting world we live in? For one, they ask for money. “I don’t have any merch,” Walston says. He’s on stage, alone,…

  • Big Dumb Truck

    • …this is your brain on drugs

      …this is your brain on drugs

      Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

    • Eight Brown Liquids

      Eight Brown Liquids

      Friday Night. John gets to town and we hit up the wood fired pizza place. It’s busy and the people watching is prime. I think my pie should have spent…

    • 6 Months with the Boox Palma

      6 Months with the Boox Palma

      Since day 1, e-reading hasn’t exactly been easy. There is always some kind of chore that stands between where the books are and where you can read them. It’s gotten…

    • Planned Life

      Planned Life

      Words about Alex Shakar’s “Luminarium”

    • The Lost Art of Reading

      The Lost Art of Reading

      Some notes and such from David L. Ulin’s The Lost Art of Reading

    • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this…

    The first car I ever bought brand new was a 2013 Tacoma. It was the best truck, the perfect size, and did all the stuff I needed it to do. Over the years I made small upgrades and added a topper to the bed. It was grey and inconsequential; it was one of a million…

  • The West Was Always Queer

    The West Was Always Queer

    • …this is your brain on drugs

      …this is your brain on drugs

      Less oxygen, more heat, less thinky.

    • Eight Brown Liquids

      Eight Brown Liquids

      Friday Night. John gets to town and we hit up the wood fired pizza place. It’s busy and the people watching is prime. I think my pie should have spent…

    • 6 Months with the Boox Palma

      6 Months with the Boox Palma

      Since day 1, e-reading hasn’t exactly been easy. There is always some kind of chore that stands between where the books are and where you can read them. It’s gotten…

    • Planned Life

      Planned Life

      Words about Alex Shakar’s “Luminarium”

    • The Lost Art of Reading

      The Lost Art of Reading

      Some notes and such from David L. Ulin’s The Lost Art of Reading

    • Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Murder by Death with J. Roddy Walston

      Thoughts and such from the June 7th, 2024 show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. What does it take for a musician to make a decent living in this…

    I’ll be straight with you, it was a lively scene. For those of you who may not yet know, Orville Peck is a bit of a hero in the LGBTQ community. He plays country western music, takes the stage in leather pants, an undershirt, and his trademark mask under a cowboy hat. The rest of…