Craig

The State of Rock n’ Roll

i just watched the tom petty documentary
it was about four hours long
and it recharged my rock n’ roll clock

tom tells it like it is
he is america’s troubadour
he had this quote about today’s rock stars being… Continue reading

Rock n’ Roll Parenting

i’ve told this story before
but it’s worth retelling
when my oldest son was nine
he wanted to buy the green day american idiot album
first song there’s swearing
‘dad – why are they swearing’
they’re a punk band
‘what’s… Continue reading

Entrepreneur of the Year Wrap Up

well
i’m out
i did not make it to the entrepreneur of the year finals
i called it all along

i did not connect with the judges
one of them was scared of me
another told me that he didn’t… Continue reading

Warren Hudson

good lord
it’s all going on today
the band is phoning and sending a flurry of funny emails to each other
jimmy cassells is supposed to be working
he works at long and mcquade’s office
but i don’t think he’s… Continue reading

Short Notices

in texas we all ate so much meat
that some of us came back vegetarians

the entrepreneur of the year meeting was fun
i was surprised at how mercenary i was
it was our job as entrepreneurs to network with… Continue reading

Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra

peter gabriel
the music is his master
he’s always been interesting
and deft

the show was like a show from the future
beautiful visuals and gorgeous music
no drums
no guitar
i went thinking i would be bored
but i… Continue reading

The Big Man

i love those ocean’s 11 movies
there was a code with those guys
you shook sinatra’s hand
and you were in

i shook the big man’s hand
backstage at madison square garden
the night they were performing ‘the river’
i… Continue reading

The Big Man

i love those ocean’s 11 movies
there was a code with those guys
you shook sinatra’s hand
and you were in

i shook the big man’s hand
backstage at madison square garden
the night they were performing ‘the river’
i… Continue reading

Supertramp at the Molson Amphitheatre

tight band
really tight
CAL tight

great vocals and execution all around
tempos were spot on
brass was in pocket

rick davies went deep into his discography
and dusted off some money purse candy

they had a strong musician to… Continue reading

A Beautiful Email

i was saving this for the book
but it couldn’t wait
it’s one of those little life droplets that sparkle up the entire well
it’s one the reasons we do what we do
it’s confirming for us to know that… Continue reading

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