Now Showing: ‘memoirs’

“Hot HOT! Show” Poster Design

Fliers and Handbills | June 13th, 2010

Here’s where I got to take a sizzling-hot photo shot of the star of the show, paintify it up a bit to look even more classy. See for yourself this unorthodox flier for a really one-time hot burlesque show

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My First Solo Performance

The show was booked under the name Slave Unit back in 1993. Two days after that first show, I heard word that that name was already established by a horrible inductrial band from California. I did the show anyway; my first as a “solo” performer and frontman. It went something like

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The Hostages and Other Mid-Life Reflections

Wed, Oct. 21, 2009, was my last night performing with The Hostages. It was a great learning experience but my growth as a musician has reached its limit within the Hostages. When we reformed, we did it for the fun playing rock and roll and making fools of ourselves (I am still a fool!), but [...]

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Clinical Psychosis General History

Musical History | July 28th, 2009

Nine Inch Nails was still in diapers and Ministry was doing techno-pop. Clinical Psychosis attempted an amalgam of the same elements that drove both to height unimagined in 1991. Minneapolis’ alt rock elite had never heard industrial-metal before, and it amused them.

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A Tribute to an Ancestor

You Don't Know The Jack | July 25th, 2009

Hilman Quammen was my grandfather who died before I could know him. I wish I could have. Read this small tribute to a remarkable man.

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My Brush With Fame

Prince made a movie once. I was a high school kid who sometimes wasn’t in High School, who walked through a purple rain on a nice sunny day. Here is my story.

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Little Boy ‘The Jack’

You Don't Know The Jack | August 27th, 2008

I was born in San Francisco but raised in Montana. i remember very little, except this…

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