Monthly Archives: December 2011

Making of Off White Christmas, Part 2

It’s roots rock, boys. Three or four chords. Boilerplate stuff. How hard could it be? The answer is it’s always harder than you think, cheese dip. If you’ve heard any of my songs, you know I’m not breaking any new … Continue reading

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The Making of Off White Christmas, Part 1

It all started with a hamburger. A big, greasy, overbuilt monstrosity that was reportedly “demolished” by Guy Fieri, the Food Network dude who made a career out of a hairstyle. The restaurant was Waddell’s in Spokane, and I’d called Chip … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Laundry Day

There’s a line in one of my songs, “Finding Barbie’s Shoes,” that says, “every day is laundry day.” If you have any kids at all, you know what I mean. Well, unless you have a shipping container full of clean … Continue reading

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My Affair With Herman Cain

You can carry around a secret for years, and it’s like a heavy backpack—weighing you down, always there, a constant burden. But when you finally decide to share that secret, your burden is immediately lifted. Others bear the weight of … Continue reading

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