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 […]
July 25, 2017

The Birthday Dude Abides

I had a birthday this weekend. My 41st. As the old-dometer continues its forward lurch, I’m happy to share that this past year has been a most creatively fulfilling one. It’s also been an extremely busy twelve months—and not without its hair cuts and face-plants—but […]
June 8, 2017

To Beard or Not to Beard? Part II

In April, Saar and I began writing music and lyrics for American Murder Song‘s next chapter: The Donner Party. In preparation, we read a couple of books and watched some documentaries on the subject. We even retraced parts of the ill-fated party’s historic journey on […]
May 16, 2017

Permanent Drawings

In November, I was approached online about a potential art commission by a lovely woman named Rachel Uviktig. She was looking to have me design artwork for a tattoo. I don’t advertise this type of work, so it’s a pleasant surprise when a virtual stranger […]
April 19, 2017

Concussions, Cakes & Caravans

If you’ve been following this blog of late, then you know this author’s year started off with a few bangs… not the least of which involved me splitting my head open on cold concrete. Bang. Bang, indeed. In the first few months of 2017, I […]
March 8, 2017

Are Scars On A Man Sexy?

On Saturday night, I lost a fight. Even after delivering a ferocious headbutt, which left my opponent covered in blood, I was knocked unconscious with my head split open and my face and body covered in cuts and bruises. I wish I could tell you […]
February 1, 2017

1816 Was A Helluva Year

In 2014, Saar Hendelman and I drew a blueprint of the first phase of American Murder Song‘s music. Unlike the path we’d taken with our previous collaborations, where our songwriting culminated in a single, comprehensive album, we dreamed AMS as an ongoing series of mini […]
January 19, 2017

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

2016 was a year of milestones. On a financial level, I paid off my motorcycle and a tax debt that I’d been chipping at for years. On the professional front, I launched and toured American Murder Song, a bold and ambitious project that’s given me […]