La Cerveza del Pacifico

Off to MI for the weekend. Maybe the sun will shine again?

He Said He Said

Well, Thax is definitely alive, I can say that for sure. Had a talk with him at Double Door Tuesday night. He said, “I know what it’s like to be dead, I know what it is to be sad, and…

Milk at Midnight at Double Door!

Tonight! Tuesday August 25 FREE Show! Double Door 1572 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 9pm 21+ w/Blah Blah Blah, Camera and Dead Dream MaM plays 2nd, approx. 9:45pm Did I mention that it’s FREE?!?

Pee Jay

Last night was probably one of the few times that I have not gone to see Pearl Jam when they’ve come to town, and by the looks of the setlist and this review, it was pretty solid. Two “Quadrophenia” covers?…

Nastro Azzurro

Fear and Hope

Donny: Are these the Nazis, Walter? Walter Sobchak: No, Donny, these men are nihilists, there’s nothing to be afraid of. A great column by Joe Klein in Time about The Party of Nihilists: The most liberal members of the Democratic…

Logan Square


Apparently my guest co-hosting stint on will be re-broadcast today from 4-7pm. It starts slow–and I showed up slightly late–but after a bit it gets going. Music, politics, the breaking news of John Hughes death, you’ll hear it all!

These Are, In Fact, My Twisted Words

I say up there that in The Booze Cabinet you will find beer, ideas, fiction or ice, but rarely do I come through with the fiction. There’s lots of beer and ideas and ice…but no fiction. So here’s an excerpt…

These Are My Twisted Words

New Radiohead song available, free of charge. I’m listening to Jonny Greenwood’s “There Will Be Blood” soundtrack right now. If only the storms would come back, it would be perfect.