A Man Called Horse

man called horsei bought this latex horse head in des moines last week. it was partly inspired by a movie i watched recently on netflix. i’m pretty sure i’ll get reactions from every pedestrian that sees me wearing this while playing carrots on first fridays.

Year Two Of The Weasel

KCUR dave setuphey guess what? we just received confirmation this afternoon that beep goes the weasel is coming back to the boulevard drive in for another summer of making music and noise with vegetables! when 2015 warms up we’ll play more dates, plug in some new gear, see what an eggplant sounds like, and basically have a great time!

Hello Max

max and jennywe have a new cat. his name is max. he doesn’t come when we call, he shows no recognition when we say his name, but he WILL snuggle sometimes.

Pinball Wizards

combowednesday i played pinball with glenn winkler. his parents have an indiana jones pinball machine in their basement. they keep a record of everyone’s high score on a white board. right now glenn has the all time high score: 70 million, but his dad is vowing to beat it. i managed to get 24 million before i tilted it.

New Year = Old Calendar

81_Snoopy_calendarhey let’s celebrate the new year by getting an old calendar! who’s with me? thanks to the retroist and timeanddate.com you can find out what previous years match days and dates exactly with 2015! 1970, 1981, and 1987 are three of the calendar years, just in case you were wondering.

Night of the Comet Podcast Preview

NIGHT-OF-THE-COMET-1984last week i made a post about night of the comet, and how kitch fairman and i are making an audio tribute to this 30 year old movie. here is a preview.

A Little Before Christmas

merry christmasfriday night, jenny and i went to lee’s summit for dinner and a gift exchange with a few friends and our godchildren. earlier last week it snowed so i put jill and ramone (from the jill and ramone show) on the window sill to see the view from our living room.

Night of the Comet

sam and regnight of the comet is sort of a zombie apocalypse movie that came out 30 years ago. i saw it in the theater with some college friends. to commemorate the anniversary kitch fairman joined me in my living room and we recorded our conversation about the movie. at the risk of alienating the main readers of this blog (my mom and dad), i’ll be posting an audio podcast of my conversation with kitch, plus dialogue and music from the movie. this homage is coming soon to a computer screen or mobile device near you.

Chonka Chonka Jam

turban angie croppedangie came over to work on music with me this morning. we’ve been practicing on tuesdays for a homer’s gig coming up in february. today our practice ended with this jam. i was banging out a rhythm and doing random guitar bits while angie was making up a melody on the keyboard.

Just Another Friday Night @ Home

FOGnate works with me @ homer’s. he came over last night and i cooked sausage, kraut, and potatoes for dinner. we jammed on synthesizers, and watched youtube videos with cats, dwarves, and a camel. he stayed about four hours and then a fog rolled in to take his place. i couldn’t resist the urge to drive in the fog, so after he left i wandered around the neighborhood for a half hour and took this pic of the santa fe commons.