Archive for June, 2008

“Well, you know, they say if you scratch a cynic you find a disappointed idealist. And perhaps the flame still flickers a little, you know?” -George Carlin I was driving to work in the morning when I heard on the radio that Carlin died. “What?” I said to no one. I turned the volume up. […]

Guitar Hero


Sometimes I tell people that I play guitar and almost immediately afterwards feel like I should correct myself.  “I don’t play, really.  I kind of noodle.”  That’s really better representative of what I do – I’m attracted to weird, out-of-place choices in guitar and in music more than I am to sweeping, grandiose axe-god moments, so I pluck out […]