Music

Tales from MVT: “Welcome to (Amish) Paradise” by Jonah Ray

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Ep. 344: Tom Breihan, Author of The Number Ones

When Tom Breihan was my guest two and a half years ago on Episode 253, we talked primarily about movies and how PR people can stand out in an endless swirling sea of crappy pitches. It was an incredibly fun chat, and although I had been a weekly reader of his prior to that, after…

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Tales from MVT: “In Too Deep” by Sum 41

Tales from MVT: “In Too Deep” by Sum 41 Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for…

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Tales from MVT: “Alpha Zulu” by Phoenix

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Forty-one

In December 2020, Jason, Kristin and I bought two lockdown livestreams of musical performances, The Bouncing Souls and Less Than Jake. We all desperately missed going to live concerts, so we did our best to re-create the experience. We turned the lights off in the basement, stood behind the couch instead of sitting on it,…

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Top 5 Favorite Opulent Music Videos

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Ep. 318: Matt Whitesides – Frontman for No Bueno!

The very first time I saw Matt Whitesides, I couldn’t take my eyes off of him. It was the middle of the afternoon, my girlfriend, my buddy and myself were in the crowd at the Bluebird Theatre waiting to see Yellowcard and Home Grown, he was fronting local punk band Step Short, and I was…

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Top 5 All-Time Favorite Pop Culture Things

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Top 5 Favorite Songs That Have No Chorus

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday (now on Wednesday!), a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday Wednesday and these will be fun! This week’s…

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Ep. 308: Andy Thomas – Musician, Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion

Andy Thomas is Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion Denver, a non-profit music venue established with the purpose of building community through music. Levitt Pavilion Denver operates on a mission to bridge cultural gaps and to find ways to erase divisions and embrace differences in our community. Andy has been playing music professionally since 2003, and…

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