Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Beat-box virtuoso plays…the recorder?!

As a long-time recorder enthusiast (used to have quite the crush on Michala Petri!), I had to share this remarkable performance. Dude does things with the recorder I never imagined, … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

Johnny got his axe — Johnny Marr, that is

Call me late to the party, but recently I’ve been wasting way too much time watching live performances on YouTube in uncanny HD. This one, for instance, featuring Johnny Marr … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

My first video post at What The Hell

Show and Tell Day! Meet “Lucky Pierre,” my oldest, dearest friend (God help me).

March 5, 2014 · 16 Comments

I ♥ @amandapalmer

What an interesting day at the blog yesterday. A quiet Sunday, as they often are. Typically low traffic, what, with lovely early autumn weather and the end of the regular … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 15 Comments

YouTube gold

I’ve been following this guy on YouTube for years now, and he never fails to impress. He’s especially good with Beatles tunes and Brazilian pieces, if you’re a fan of … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

A thousand words: illustrating the novel to attract readers

The reality of it is that books — novels, I mean — are competing with all other “entertainment” media, including You Tube, Twitter, video games, pop music, movies, television, and … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Slim Harpo Saturday

I might blog more about music than writing on the weekends, since traffic is lower and I like sharing YouTube videos I come across in the course of the week. … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grammar RULES!

I found this handy dandy item in The Guardian the other day. Nine grammar rules everyone should follow. It got me thinking about grammar again. See, I was a copyeditor … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 4 Comments