Archive for January, 2018

This November was National Novel Writing Month — and I suppose it’s that way every November. What makes this particular November unique is that I participated in NaNoWriMo. Me — the guy who labors to write confusing opening paragraphs! For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is a kind of “honor code” participation where you agree […]


Recently got this album. I’ve given it many listens. But I made the mistake of listening to it after reading the 33 1/3 book on “Ramones.” Besides dealing with the making of that album, the book goes deep into the pre-punk and punk mentality. Lots of DIY type stuff and about how it compared to […]