Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Mr. Fabulous

Teddy Thompson, Separate Ways (hat tip to Frank McMains)
Talk Talk, The Colour of Spring
Nathan Englander, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

Traffic, Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
Ronny Elliott, Hep (thanks to Ed Smith for turning me onto him)
Cat Power, Moon Pix
Ramsay Midwood, Popular Delusions & the Madness of Cows

Meetings all day, so no music. I may have, at some point, quoted a Rolling Stones song while gesturing at a diagram on a plasma screen.

Maple St. Books @ Bayou St. John
Dio, "Rainbow in the Dark"
Megadeath, Countdown to Extinction

Motörhead, The Wörld is Yours
Electric Wizard, Black Masses
Crippled Black Phoenix, (Mankind) The Crafty Ape

I'll be reading from, talking about, and signing copies of  Louisiana Saturday Night at Maple St. Books' Bayou St, John location, 6pm

I'm serving on a panel "Got That Swing?" with
Alison Fensterstock, Keith Spera, and John Swenson, moderated by Tom Sancton, at the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, 2:30 PM in the Queen Anne Ballroom of the glamorous Hotel Monteleone.

Susan Larson wrote a nice blog post about the book and when Maya and I came up to WWNO to record an appearance on her program The Reading Life.


I'll take the morning off from being Mr. Fabulous only to attend a reception at Root in New Orleans LSU Press is throwing for some of their authors that evening. They are the best publishers a fella could want.

I'll be reading from, talking about, and signing copies for Louisiana Saturday Night at Baton Rouge Gallery, 4pm


  1. Alex, really nice to have seen you at the book shop this evening. Thanks so much for your time.

    1. Good to see you again, Kurt. What a pleasant surprise!