“A here we are and here we go/all aboard and we’re hittin’ the road/here we go, rockin’ all over the world”
If I’m up early enough, I can stand in my garage and watch the sun rise over Mt. Hood’s peak. I don’t like to be up early enough for that, but sometimes […]
BOOK PARTY: Still Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at Mississippi Pizza. Jim Brunberg, Casey Neill, Sarah Gwen and Mark Orton, and Rebecca Gates will still be joining me. It will still be […]
Join me and Rebecca Gates, Jim Brunberg, Casey Neill, and Sarah Gwen and Mark Orton on Oct. 12. It’ll be fun.
Last night, I was finishing Steve Almond’s jarring rant Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, when I stopped at this: “Maybe D.H. Lawrence was right. Maybe the essential American soul is “hard, isolate, stoic, […]
I got to know this guy working on Springsteen: Album By Album. Sort of. We didn’t meet. Rufus “Tee-Tot” Payne has been dead a long time. He grew up in New Orleans in the […]
‘I saw rock and roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.’ Amusingly, one of the most famous lines in the history of rock criticism — a line written about Bruce Springsteen […]
Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA was released 30 years ago today. As someone who has written a book about Springsteen’s work, a book that will be out in October and is available […]