Friday, July 29, 2011

Try



There's a brief glimpse of Ashleigh dancing about in there. I like this song.

You should listen to The Lisps.

First Annual New York Poetry Festival / Stain of Poetry

I'm reading Saturday around 2pm on Governor's Island for the First Annual New York Poetry Festival. There are so many readers, and it's going to be good times. I'm reading for Stain of Poetry at the fest along with Niina Pollari and Jillian Brall. Find me. I think I'm going to scat. Maybe not. But maybe not not.

Get so much information here.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Coldfront.

I wrote something about music for Coldfront.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thoughts on Abraham Lincoln


I'm not positive this makes sense.

You Don't Know Me

For instance, you probably didn't know that my dad was a Bollywood actor before we moved to Wisconsin. That's where I get my sick dance moves from.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

yes.


Thanks Brad. This is the best thing about today.

Persons of the Day: Four Tops


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I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Person of the Day: Elizabeth Clare Prophet


(1) Dedication to the tackling of the beast and the dragon - the momentum of rock-n-roll
(2) Call for Protection
(4) Preamble - Great Divine Rectors call


I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Person of the Day: Juliana Barwick and Ikue Mori


A bob
and wheel for Ikue and
Juliana, though the
nouns are weird and I've lost
count and this whole thing is fucked

I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Person of the Day: Jacob Nelson


[there was a poem here once]

I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Awesome Headline

Friday, July 15, 2011

Thoughts on Abraham Lincoln

Person of the Day: Jean-Luc Picard


[there used to be a poem here...]

I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

It's Getting Closer


information super highway

Person of the Day: Milly Dowler

[there used to be a poem here...]

I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Other Dustin Nelsons

Person of the Day: John Quincy Adams


I met him when he was 49 or 9
and he wasn’t yet a father,
but he was working on it. The way
he fought and attempted breeding
was impudent. JQA and I
sitting around in powdered
wigs, muskets, oak
tables, and mead. So yes, thank
you very much, I do get it. I was there.


I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written. Oh, and I'm going to try to not be mean to the subject in any of them, because that would make this easier.

Pete and Pete

...is way more Lynchian than I remember.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Person of the Day: Dany Heatley


Ten years later and time still folds in on itself
Like one of those paper fortune-telling toys from elementary
School that I never learned the name of. It folds in to echo
His father, flap flap losses, flap flap strongheadedness,
flap flap you'll marry someone from math class, a sense of blame
From so many angles that I'm
Not sure what any of it means. I'm not sure there is blame
That you can pinpoint and not sure that there isn't.
It's a reminder of my bias towards moral oversights
That change my own fortunes for the better. We can be blindfolded
Willingly and still know the truth, everything folding into itself
Like warm cake batter in a pan that shows the folds, then, eventually,
Just becomes an amorphous blob that you'll consume with friends or whoever is around.

I'm going to try and write a poem, dumb or not, each day on a random person. A person of the day. These are unedited and posted right after being written. Oh, and I'm not trying to be mean to anyone either, because that would make this easier.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

The Nostalgia Machine

is listening to Beta Band all morning.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The End of Radio Happy Hour

From the RHH site:
Friends, it's been fun, but the final episode of Radio Happy Hour is upon us. We will have more information soon, but for now you have this short post. The final episode will be on August 12th at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Tickets are only $5. Get them now, we're pretty sure this will sell out quick. The guests include Twin Sister, Mike Doughty, Franz Nicolay, Arthur Phillips, Molly Knefel, William Ocean and many other friends of the show. Get your tickets here.