Before the final show of the tour even started, the talent booker handed the band a fistful of dollars. She was tired of charging covers and simply told us to sell merch. After 10 shows in 12 days, Pittsburgh was just a party, played with cash in hand.
A surreal tale of abandonment, hope lost, and an attempted return to a life that can no longer exist, as told from the point of view of Hestor and Nestor, the twin headless mannequins of Joplin, Mo.
EXTREME CONTENT WARNING! This post on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is most definitely R-rated.
The truck screeched to a stop about ten yards from us. A voice came from the blackness behind the wheel of the pickup: “Y’all take a picture of us!”
Photo Gallery: We got to the Gulf Coast one year before the BP Oil Spill would try to destroy it, four years after Katrina had wreaked its own havoc.
San Diego is huge: over a million people. It used to be in Mexico. The weather attracts young adults and bums from pretty much all of the southwest.
A year ago, I grew very tired of whatever I had been doing. I decided to engage some temporary manifest destiny and go west. Thanks to the graciousness of my host, I was able to explore San Diego and its vast desert backyard. This is what I saw.
Nice weather or not, we visit Revere Beach every spring. This year, we decided we would hit Revere Beach, Castle Island, and Wollaston Beach in one day.
Photo Gallery: It started out as simple boat rental in the middle of the Okefenokee swap, and nearly ended up with four brave souls going down with the ship as gator bait…