Arnold Palmer’s gratitude

September 26, 2016

 I wrote this back in 1999. Near the end of the 1960s, a Gallup poll designed to sound the depths of American cynicism turned up the interesting factoid that there was but one American who could still be considered an …

“Act Like Nothing’s Wrong”

September 25, 2016

Anotgher track from 2014’s Euclid Avenue:

Graham Gordy talks Quarry (with free episodes given away by Cinemax for God knows what reason)

September 24, 2016

Little Rock writer Graham Gordy’s Quarry, a ’70s Memphis-set crime drama he conceived with Michael D. Fuller based on the novels by Max Allan Collins, premiered on Cinemax on Sept. 9 to mostly admiring reviews. The Washington Post’s Hank Stuever …

Randal and me

September 16, 2016

I don’t want to be in a band. There was a time when I thought I did. In the ’70s and ’80s, I was actually in a couple of bands. This was despite my lack of any real musical talent …

“Never Going Back”

September 16, 2016

More shameless self-promotion for the new album, coming in November, that we’re calling “Dog Justice” right now (that title might change.) This is an odd little song that I never think of — that I may have forgotten the chord …

“La Belle Dame Sans Merci”

September 15, 2016

Piers Marchant at Toronto: Day Six

September 14, 2016

By Piers Marchant for blood,dirt & angels TIFF 2016: Day 6 Films: 3 Vibe: Nostalgic Afterglow Blue Jay: A black and white talkie from the Duplass brothers (though the film is directed by Alex Lehmann), it essentially stars only two …

Levon Helm drives Highway 61

September 14, 2016

Highway 61 with Levon Helm from Creative Differences on Vimeo.

“Things Have Changed,“ Chris Maxwell

September 14, 2016

Piers Marchant at Toronto: Day Five

September 13, 2016

By Piers Marchant for blood, dirt & angels TIFF 2016: Day 5 Films: 4 Vibe: Bewitched Blair Witch: Considering the that the original film derived much of its spooky power from a) Creating a faux documentary effect that many initial viewers took to …