Archive for 2022/02

Elvira’s Book

“Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark”: She’s a rock chick! The first, and in truth maybe the only, time I saw Elvira’s TV program was back in 1981, she had just gone on the air, and this woman I’d spent the night with turned it on and testified. I didn’t […]


This is surreal. I mean I remember the Iraq war. The first one, the Bush I one. Where you turned on the TV and saw the SCUD missiles and the explosions. But that was before America took its right turn, before the multiple truths, when we still believed that the U.S. was an unbeatable paradise/power. […]

David Macias-This Week’s Podcast

David Macias is the majordomo of Thirty Tigers, a label services company whose clients include Jason Isbell, Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Lupe Fiasco, Alanis Morissette, the Avett Brothers and many more. Thirty Tigers provides marketing, distribution and radio promotion and the artist retains the copyright in their work. We discuss how Thirty Tigers works…if you’re […]


From: Dave Dederer Subject: Re: The Lindsey Vonn Book You know I’m a ski racing nut and I’m looking forward to reading Vonn’s book. Everything you wrote about her and about achieving in athletics goes for arts and music.  I know music the best.  People who dabble don’t get it.  They don’t get how hard […]