A video I edited with some recent music I did for John King of The Drunken Odyssey. Below is a companion piece using the same melody from “Jolly Sailor Bold.” It’s ambient, if that includes soundscapes of a ghost ship floating over R’lyeh and awakening the Great Old One.
Lost Chords and Serenades Divine is back! Today is a dialogue between me and John King on Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band’s Safe as Milk. I’ll be writing more columns and John and I are considering more dialogues. What albums do you think we should discuss? Thanks for reading!
This was originally published on May 28, 2013. The Drunken Odyssey is still going as strong as ever and John’s first novel, Guy Psycho and the Ziggurat of Shame has recently been published. The Drunken Odyssey came to me at the perfect time. I had just had a baby and […]
Most of the week was taken up with getting the second semester of school under way. That and the continual fight with the dryer. I will now have to hire a true mercenary after four troubleshooting attempts that have exhausted my limited handyman artillery. I’ve been a lifelong horror fan […]
I’ve been tagged for The Writing Process Blog Tour by John King. John hosts the writing podcast The Drunken Odyssey and I’ve written elsewhere about what the show and its mercurial host have meant to my writing life. I am now tasked to answer questions about my writing process and then tag three […]
I started the year with the intention of writing in this space more. I even had outlined topics through February. Obviously that didn’t happen. But here’s some of what did: Baby still can’t walk, but—like her dear old dad—has taken to climbing on couches, chairs, and tables. She likes to […]