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Inside BWD HQ

When I was in seventh grade, I fashioned a desk from a cardboard box, placed an old, manual typewriter and coffee mug full of #2 pencils on top, and sat in the corner of the basement playing cub reporter. A few years later (predicated on a pledge to bring more...

Koyaanisqatsi

Two weeks ago Friday morning, Abbi, Maggie, Elsie and belted in for what would be our family’s first foray outside of a three-mile radius in a year, and our longest road trip ever: 675 miles on Interstate 95 from Wilmington, Delaware, to Bray’s Island, South Carolina....

The Wonder of Birds

Discovering the kind of band with which you really, deeply connect, the kind you want to tell everyone about, used to be very, very different. When I was a freshman at Syracuse University in 1989, Rolling Stone Magazine was my Bible. The bi-weekly, smudged-newsprint...

Lucky All The Time

Monday's Rockwood Music Hall Facebook Live was a love letter to my wife, sure; I recounted our 2005 meet cute in some detail and to a historically accurate soundtrack. (Mine.) But it was more than that.I was 34-years-old when we met, and well aware that whatever I was...
Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi

Two weeks ago Friday morning, Abbi, Maggie, Elsie and belted in for what would be our family’s first foray outside of...

The Wonder of Birds

The Wonder of Birds

Discovering the kind of band with which you really, deeply connect, the kind you want to tell everyone about, used to...

Lucky All The Time

Lucky All The Time

Monday's Rockwood Music Hall Facebook Live was a love letter to my wife, sure; I recounted our 2005 meet cute in some...

Once In A Lifetime

Once In A Lifetime

When my pal, Rockwood Music Hall Talent Buyer, Matt Currie, asked if I'd like to perform one of their Facebook Lives,...

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A Love Like That

A Love Like That

Dogma unnerves me: this much incense; that many Hail Marys; say this, do that; kneel, stand, pray; it positions...

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Kiss On Your List

Kiss On Your List

For as long as I can remember, music has provided a light I cannot resist: goosebumps, tears, revelation; there is no...

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Give Thanks

Give Thanks

At some point in the hours prior to the Thanksgiving dinners of our childhood, our mother would whisper to Chris and...

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Vote “Yes”

This election has been different for me than any prior. But not in the way you think. Thirty years ago, on the...

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