Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is Journalism Grad School Worth It?

A Masters degree in journalism is not cheap. Couple that with the fact that the industry is low-paying, very crowded, and rapidly changing, and what you have is a pretty complex career path. A friend of mine recently graduated from UC … Continue reading

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I wrote a book!

I wrote a 50,000 word fiction novel during the month of November as part of a challenge. A few weeks later, I formatted it, designed a cover, and had it printed and delivered. Upon reading the first copy, I discovered … Continue reading

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The Brainwash Cafe – ‘Duncan’ by Paul Simon

I played some songs at the Brainwash Cafe in San Francisco Sunday night. It was a really nice time with some really good friends, even though we had to take BART from Oakland after my brother’s car broke down at … Continue reading

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Justin Townes Earle at the Great American Music Hall

I first learned of Justin Townes Earle in an issue of GQ magazine that featured the 25 most stylish entertainers. His name piqued my curiosity. Here’s why: He is the son of Steve Earle, who I saw open for Tom … Continue reading

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