Category Archives: Entertainment

“Back to the Future,” and the one thing it TRULY DID get right

The October 21st, 2015 rubicon crossed by Marty McFly and company was almost completely muted by the faked, gaffed, and photoshopped “pre-hoaxes” that routinely swept FaceBook over the years. When the day finally arrived, I figured something was up, based … Continue reading

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Dear Mountain Dew: Would YOU PLEASE–make up your mind?

We’ve all got our own calibrating benchmarks. You know the ones that literally gives the final clarion call–the ones where we just KNOW God’s gonna finally pull the rip-cord on the Great Anthropological Freak Show down here. Even I thought … Continue reading

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At the Crossroads of common literary decency with Acoustic Guitar Magazine

There is a common literary technique accompanied by a lesser-known phrase, known as the In medias res—a latin phrase for “in the middle of things.” The tactic is used to suck a reader in to the main vortex of a … Continue reading

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Oficina G3, Petra, and getting viewed 30,000 times

In case the backstory here is a bit muddy, let me give you a bit of my history. When I was a teenager, growing up in a church, and a Christian school, this was my favorite record: Not of This … Continue reading

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On the tracks

Many years ago, I used to perform card tricks on the now-defunct Sunset Dinner Train. It was based out of McCloud, and would head through the mountainous areas, and give people the “fine dining” experience. Yesterday, sitting in the cafe … Continue reading

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VLOG: Loitering Around McCloud

At the outset, I’d like to apologize for the over modulated music at the beginning. I’m too lazy to fix it.

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Guitar Center, Boise ID.

 nuff said.  

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Traveling with the not-so-innocents abroad

It amazes me, just how integrally weak the modern first-world traveller really is. When Mark Twain traveled past these alkalai lakes, traversing Mormon territory and negotiating the vast expanses of sprawling, quasi-volcanic spreads  that sometimes remind one of the Badlands, … Continue reading

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Vlog: ahhh, latitude. . .

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Dear Idaho. I am moving here because Sammy Hagar can drive his car like he wants to.

One foot on the brake, and one on the gas HUH!    I can’t believe it. Thirty-two feet inside the state of Idaho, and I might as well be on the German Audobahn. Sure. I might wreck. But my scene-of-carnage … Continue reading

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