We began the piece in an atonal modal G# minor which happens to be four whole steps down from the actual key of the song. After a collective “gasp” the entire wedding party demanded that we be removed from the ceremonies.
What’s Your Deal, Megan Fenton?by Pyragraph Staff
Oct 21, 2016
Let yourself be weird. In the beginning I would censor my work that I thought other people might not get. They might not appreciate the humor of it or whatever. Now, those are my best-sellers.
Dear Little Bobby: How Can We Fight Misogyny?by Little Bobby Tucker
Albuquerque, NM, US | Oct 20, 2016
I know it is hard because sometimes I want to hate Trump too, for acting like a human underwear stain, but even he had a mother. She deserves for us to not hate him. That is the only way we can make progress as a country and as a species.
How Trump Turned Presidential Politics Into Pro Wrestling I talk with Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee, authors of The Donaldby Billy McCall
Albuquerque, NM, US | Oct 19, 2016
Roles are easier to understand when you understand the ultimate goal, which is heat. Heat translates to popularity. The same things that work in wrestling work in presidential politics and state elections and high school president elections.
If the term “side job” is unclear, what I’m referring to is the non-creative type of work (be it three hours a week or 40) that we as artists sometimes must take to stay afloat financially while waiting for our next big gig or while working on our projects that have not sold or gotten paid for yet.Read More
Facilitating connections between other people makes you a valuable member of business and society, which will eventually, theoretically, and if you believe in karma, pay off.Read More
So, Hopeful Writer, I hope I have not come off as too snarky. The truth is, there’s a lot to be said for being able to follow instructions even though we are artists, writers, musicians, etc., who are specifically drawn to creative work which is about NOT following the rules.Read More
Among the many things stolen were my wife’s unique pieces of jewelry. I quickly made her a necklace and earrings based on some ideas I had, which led to compliments and questions about where people could buy some for themselves.Read More
I began to understand some of the day-to-day challenges of the job of being a politician and I really began to feel sorry for Ms. Clinton. She must have had to do this same photo shoot with a pack of locals in damn near every county in New York.Read More
Guest Blogger Judy Miller Silverman says: “I am trying to save you from that fate of wasted time and money and full-tilt depression. Go DIY before you DIE. You are not alone in having the proverbial doors slammed in your face while trying to build your project.”Read More
I really love my kids and my husband. But I need long stretches of focused time for my work, and lately I feel I can’t get that without guilt, and often crabbiness. Bobby, how can I be present with my family while also doing my creative work?Read More
How many solos, lead lines, or any number of other frequencies vanished into the ether because of shitty mixes, bad pedals, or somebody who doesn’t know the difference between gain and volume?Read More
I’m well aware of how to make the self-publishing and production process a joy, and how to burn myself out. Here are some advantages to making your own book and tips for crowdfunding.Read More
I have read a lot of inspirational quotes about failure and most of them have to do with Tom Edison and he gave us light and stuff so I think I’ll be okay too.Read More