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Blog Nap Time

Sooooo… I recently moved from San Francisco to Davis, California to pursue an exciting employment opportunity. I’ll be totally occupied by that challenge for the foreseeable future, so I have no choice but to put this blog down for an … Continue reading

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Frank Turner: Pulling punk rock from an acoustic guitar

Although Frank Turner stops short of embracing the term “folk-punk” as a genre, he admits that playing in punk bands since he was 16 has certainly guided the acoustic music he’s making now. “Punk rock is kind of like Catholicism,” the British singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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Saturn Cafe – April 23

I’m  playing a show in  Berkeley on  April 23 with my close friend Ryan Dishen. Doors  open at 7 pm and music will go from 8 to midnight. The  menu at Saturn Cafe is a 100% vegetarian. The food lucks delicious; I … Continue reading

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More video from Brainwash

I’ve never given this song a satisfying title, and yet I find it to be one of the more satisfying I’ve written. My friend Jeff filmed it at a little show I played earlier this month. Feel free to give … Continue reading

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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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