Sam, tell me a story. Read on, Reader!
You’re kind of rough but I love you! Read on, Reader!
On a warm South Texas Autumn morning, five dozen friends and family gathered in the heat to pay true homage to the beloved Mr. Goodman. Read on, Reader!
Where have all your good words gone? Where? Read on, Reader!
Although some people believe hope has feathers, I believe hope has fur. Dog fur, to be exact. Read on, Reader!
Would you like to see Little Walters strut his magnificent stuff live in 1967? Yeah, I thought so! Yay! Read on, Reader!
DeVotchKa is one of those bands that has turned out to be a great companion for writing these days. What’s your latest listening discovery? Read on, Reader!
Hollywood may not be able to tell you what a freelance writer looks like and does, but I sure as hell can and will. Read on, Reader!
Is Friday on your mind, too? Read on, Reader!
It’ll just take a second. Read on, Reader!
Oh, Laurie Anderson. You amaze me, lady. Read on, Reader!
Everybody watch out! The Husband has discovered YouTube. Read on, Reader!
Trust me— Jherek Bischoff and David Byrne will sweeten up your Monday with this enormous, beautiful song. Read on, Reader!
Listen, it’s always a good time for a Bollywood number. C’mon, Helen, get us on our feet! Read on, Reader!
An essay on eyes that change color, the impoverished fiction of the self, genetic anomalies, and three of the seven seas. Read on, Reader!
Let’s do the king’s crown! Let’s do the night fight. Now do the shout loud. (Now do the shout loud.) Read on, Reader!
I love nothing more than to shoot candid portraits— it’s all about trying to catch people in the act of being themselves. Read on, Reader!
This particular John Lennon song is tailor-made for a Monday afternoon, don’t you think? Read on, Reader!
Oh, Grover! You’re so cooooool. Read on, Reader!
C’mon down! To Don Quixote’s Land of Imagination and Adventure! Read on, Reader!
If there’s anyone more cheerful than singing sensation Lulu, I cannot possibly imagine it. Enjoy! Read on, Reader!
When you want everyone to know you’re a winner, ask Ground’s Oranges to make you a prefuneral film! Read on, Reader!
When The Husband and I take our annual fast jaunt across Texas, we aim to do things we don’t often ordinarily do. Read on, Reader!
On the first day of autumn in South Texas, I throw open all the windows of the house, sit down on the couch with the dogs and wait for night to arrive. What do you do for the first cool day of the year? Read on, Reader!
Hey, look! The Good Luck Bonne Chance Raspa Stand is selling Cucumbers On a Stick tonight, covered in chili powder and lime. Do you want one? Read on, Reader!
If I’m butter, then he’s a hot knife! Paul Thomas Anderson and Fiona Apple reunite artistically for her latest music video. Read on, Reader!
Super yummy (and totally free and legal) MONDAY MIX for you to DOWNLOAD and ENJOY! Read on, Reader!
Oh, I think we all feel like this every once in awhile. Don’t you agree? Meanwhile, I am still trying to live blog tonight! Stop on by! Read on, Reader!
On the loneliest night of 2013, I decided to shave my head. I’d never shaved it before, but I felt I had to do it because I was starting to lose my mind. (This story was live-blogged on September 14th and September 17th in 2013.) Read on, Reader!
To kick off my birthday weekend, I will be live-blogging a scary-funny story today. I’m workin’ without a net! Come on by! Read on, Reader!