Shinyribs, “Gin & Bruce”

July 13, 2014

The finale of the “Reason to Believe” workshop at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Kevin (Shinyribs) Russell does the live mash-up of the century: Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” vs Snoop Dogg’s “Gin & Juice”. Helping …

Euclid Avenue

July 13, 2014

I think this is the version of the song that will be on the album, which I’m calling The Death of Thomas Chatterton for now.Below you’ll find the story of the song. Edwin Cheney wanted to build a house for …

“Pocket Genius: a series of inadvertent iPhone photos”

July 13, 2014

Pictures my iPhone took on its own initiative while I played golf. All images ©2014 Philip Martin. Really, I’ll serious.

Aretha Franklin at Fillmore West, March 7, 1971

July 12, 2014

That lost Bill Murray film from 1984? Here it is.

July 11, 2014

Kevin Clay is playing our song …

July 11, 2014

Randal Berry and my version of “Cassius Clay.”

Nelson Carvajal strikes again ….

July 11, 2014

Jason Isbell kills “Born in the USA”

July 10, 2014

On “Bayhem”

July 8, 2014

Alternate endings, beginnings in new edition of The Sun Also Rises

July 7, 2014

By Patricia Cohen for the New York Times news service Contestants on Jeopardy! this week were asked to identify the book that opens with this line: “Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton.” The answer (or rather the …