Monthly Archives: April 2008

My Chemical Romance, April 28th

Back in 1994, I saw Helmet at Bogart’s in Cincinnati.  It was my first club show.  Prior to that, I’d only seen concerts in arenas and amphitheaters.  I was unprepared for just how incredible being stuck in a compressed sea … Continue reading

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In Austin, With Ghosts

Saturday night, Shawna and I ventured downtown to check out one of the Austin Ghost Tours.  I am happy to report that the 90 minutes we spent on this tour of the Capitol District was fun, educational, at times more than … Continue reading

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Scratching at my brain fever

Recently, I’ve found myself spending a lot of time wondering why I do the things I do, why I live my life the way I live it. As I approach one month of sobriety (and wonder why I didn’t celebrate … Continue reading

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Starting a New Week

Through some sort of miracle, I managed to survive a weekend that involved two birthdays, a wedding in West Texas, and my struggle to remain sober in the face of 2000 or so drunk friends.  Okay, so maybe there wasn’t so … Continue reading

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Will I be attending the Austin City Limits Festival?

The ACL lineup was announced this morning.  That means it’s that time of year for me to go through said lineup and decide if I want to go to the festival. Last year was the first time I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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I’d love to be a patron…

Yesterday, I hopped in the car with Shawna and her parents and journeyed downtown for the Austin Fine Arts Fair.  I wasn’t quite ready for such an event.  Almost a mile of booths filled with fine art threatened to overwhelm … Continue reading

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“Captain Jinkies” Available for free!

Happy Monday, friends and neighbors!  It is with great pleasure that I tell you my short story “Captain Jinkies” is now available in the latest online edition of Dark Recesses Press. “Jinkies” is my evil clown story.  I think just … Continue reading

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I left World Horror early and still managed to come down with some horrible, lung-rattling, chill-producing, nasal passage-destroying flu-type thing.  If I survive, I’ll write more in a week or so.  If not, it was awesome knowing ya.

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