Concert Review: The Moth Main Stage Event at the State Theater (6.6.13)

The Moth is a storytelling godsend.  For those who haven't listened to The Moth Radio Hour on NPR (Sunday nights at 7 on MPBN), here's how The Moth works: a storyteller takes the stage without any notes and tells a true story for ten minutes or less.  Other than that, there aren't any rules.  Their … Continue reading Concert Review: The Moth Main Stage Event at the State Theater (6.6.13)

What the…Marc Maron Deserves His Moment in the Spotlight

I learned about the WTF podcast the way most people did.  Word of mouth.  A talented musician friend of mine told me about this comedian out in L.A. who interviews celebrities in his garage.  "He has this great interview with Bryan Cranston from Breaking Bad.  Everyone seems to go to his garage for an interview," … Continue reading What the…Marc Maron Deserves His Moment in the Spotlight

Submission to NPR’s Three Minute Fiction: Sad Eyes Hazel

Cassie, I’m sorry for filling your voicemail, but I keep getting cut off.  I just can’t believe about Daniel.  Why is he doing this?  Doesn’t he remember about Sunday school?  Your husband was the teacher, for God’s sake!  But I’m sure you’ve been over this in your head and in your conversations with your new … Continue reading Submission to NPR’s Three Minute Fiction: Sad Eyes Hazel

Album Review: The Beast in its Tracks, Josh Ritter

Let's get something clear right off: Josh Ritter is the best singer/songwriter on the scene these days.  Best is a slippery term, but I stand behind my diction.  Argue as you probably should with such a bold statement, Ritter is the man who gave us "The Temptation of Adam" (Historical Conquests) and "The Curse" (So … Continue reading Album Review: The Beast in its Tracks, Josh Ritter