Archive for August, 2007

~short answer or long answer?~

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Will you take me as I am–strung out on another man–California I’m coming home. A lyric quote from Joni Mitchell can only mean one thing– I spent a few days visiting Noria at the Marin Headlands where she is an artist in residence. It was gorgeous. Northern California still has a strong pull on my […]

~all hail billy name, warlock~

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

An undisclosed source revealed this morning that Billy Name, right-hand man of Warhol and the man behind The Factory’s silvery magic, has found my description of him as a whiskey-swilling warlock his “best review yet. (signed) Billy Name, Warlock” I did not mention in the quoted article—about my dear friend Jim Lyons, and more broadly […]

~the girl i knew would see right through you~

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

I don’t believe I’ve mentioned how much I love Jon Brion, well I do. The story goes that Ali and I had his solo album Meaningless and a couple of his soundtracks–Magnolia, Punch-Drunk Love, Eternal Sunshine–and pretty much he could do no wrong around these parts. Actually the story goes back to New Year’s Day […]

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