December 5, 2018

2,000 And 18 Reasons Why

Where did 2018 go? Roughly a year ago, I penned a blog reflecting on how quickly the decade seemed to fly since Repo! The Genetic Opera‘s big screen debut in 2008. And here we are again, with the calendar continuing its breakneck march. 2018 has […]
August 8, 2018

Heavy Metal Drums, Cellos & A New Album

Recording an album is an adventure. Saar and I are bearing into the final stages of our most ambitious American Murder Song album to date, a process we began in January. Eight months later, and the music is written, the instruments and vocals are recorded, […]
June 27, 2018

A Suit And Tie Affair

Unless it’s a comic book or oddities store, shopping is on my list of least favorite things to do. Especially clothing shopping. Naturally, I like looking at pretty clothes on pretty people, but when it comes to my own wardrobe, I’m lost and impatient. I’d […]
May 17, 2018

A Day In The Life

“The diamond looks much smaller in person.” ~Ms. Merrywood “‘Tis true, ’tis true, ’tis true. Celebrities always do.” ~The Twin The day-to-day existence of even the most eccentric rock star or celebrated of creative souls is probably mundane. This is certainly true for this minor […]
March 21, 2018

Big Ass Art

If you follow this blog, then you know that I’m a doodlin’ fool. I’ve been drawing pictures since I was a wee tot, and carried this pencil practice all the way through a fancy art school education and into an almost ten-year career as a […]
January 16, 2018

Count To Ten, And Start Again

Happy belated new year, everyone. We’re a little over two weeks into a milestone year. 2018 is an anniversary. It was ten years ago that Repo! The Genetic Opera, a film that I co-wrote and in which I played a starring role, was released in […]
November 29, 2017

What’s In A Tour?

I just got back from a seven-week tour with American Murder Song. The tour, “The Donner Party Reunion”, was themed after Saar Hendelman’s and my latest concept album where we invited folks to participate in a musical history lesson by way of a faux live-taping […]
September 21, 2017

Drawn To It

Over the past several months, I’ve been drawing up a storm. Hundreds of illustrations ranging from quick, throwaway doodles to detailed rendering worthy of framing. All of this artwork has been Donner Party themed. And, yes, all of it is tasty. The Donner Party is […]