Calling Young Writers. I’m proud to announce that I’ll be facilitating an intensive, three-day workshop at the Loft Literary Center. From June 15-17, I’ll be working with teen writers to develop their works of creative non-fiction. If you’d like to participate, you can download the application form here. Space is pretty limited; writers will be admitted based on the quality … Read More
In this edition: 8th Grade Talent Show Relived SXSW Reviewed Road trips, Radio, Snowboots and Dress Shoes FAIR. Every year P.O.S and I visit the 8th graders at the FAIR school. It’s a remarkable place where young people beat the snot out of national averages and teachers all but eradicate the achievement gap. P.O.S and I talk about finding your … Read More
Blogging from SXSW is a little like trying to blog on horseback, while your steed bucks and rears in the throes of sever DTs. So I’ll keep it brief. I’m going on tour. I’ll head west in late April for my very first headlining run. This time around, I’ll be bringing the cast of live players with whom I perform … Read More
We’re at SXSW in Austin, Texas!!! No time for bloggings this week. Below is our entire schedule if you so happen to be in the area. We’ll be rolling around in something that looks almost identical to this: Haha, guaranteed hilarity is sure to ensue. DOOMTREE RECORDS SXSW SHOWCASE MARCH 16 – FLAMINGO CANTINA – 7 PM DOORS 515 … Read More
BAM! Check out this free GAYNGS remix EP that just dropped. Seven tracks in total, featuring contributions from the entire Doomtree crew. You can read all about what went into the whole process and stream the album over at Stereogum right HERE. We’ll be performing with Gayngs this Sunday night at First Ave, as well as at SXSW for their … Read More
I try to imagine what Spud Webb was thinking about flying towards the rim in the 1986 Slam Dunk contest. The electricity in the Reunion Center must’ve have been staggering as his undersized 5’7” frame was mid flight. Time seems drastically slow down in a transitional state like that, ample time to think. Was he worried that he might brick … Read More
I’m not saying that my little brother Max just brought home a Superbowl victory to Green Bay, under the psuedonym “Aaron Rogers.” But I’m also not not saying that.