Full disclosure: Yes, I am the furthest thing from a writing "expert", however that won't stop me from sharing my own personal insight on the matter. I've said it elsewhere in writing workshops and online studios, and I've said it here: (most) writing is performance art. Why? Because it is done with the notion that … Continue reading ADVICE: Be a Peformer and Write Like a Boss
So this past week was one filled with nostalgia and painful reminders. Nostalgic in the sense that I spent a great deal of time digging through both my musical archive and my fiction archive. I suppose composing and performing music as well as fiction writing are probably the two creative things I do best, but … Continue reading UPDATE: Nostalgia is a Mother. . .
Known affectionately by its creator as "RuckerTube", the Brandon Rucker YouTube Channel is now live for primetime, anytime viewing/listening. You may as well subscribe because your favorite washed-up musician is going to be adding a ton of stuff for your audio-visual consumption during the coming days and weeks. Enjoy! LINKAGE: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvAzvAxmWFC-XNqTxCxjMBw/videos?view_as=public
Fathers Day comes four times a year for me and today marks the 20th anniversary of the day I became a father for the first time. At 2:46 PM to be exact. So this post is in honor of that very special event and milestone in my life. That is all.
A must hear/read audio and text interview with D-i-Y punk legend Ian MacKaye (The Evens, Fugazi, Embrace, Minor Threat, Teen Idles) of Washington D.C.'s Dischord Records, who is undeniably one of my musical heroes. Special thanks to P Sycho Sunshine Matthias for the heads-up linkage. http://bandwidth.wamu.org/ian-mackaye-if-you-want-to-rebel-against-society-dont-dull-the-blade/
True intellect is rather detached and unfeeling. It is not encumbered by emotion, which would only undermine it. -- Brandon Rucker, July 17, 2013