All Hopped Up and Ready To Go (book)

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All Bundled Up and Ready to Read

The monthly Mixer reading series at the Cake Shop on Ludlow Street is an absolute blast. My reading there on Wednesday, alongside poets Rachel Simon and Robert Lopez, was as...
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All Hopped Up and Ready To Talk

Thanks to the Brooklyn Public Library for hosting myself and Alan Vega on Thursday evening in their fabulous new basement-located Zweck Center. I’ve spent countless hours, days, even weeks inside...
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All Hopped Up with Alan Vega

I’m just about to head down to “the City” for my reading/discussion tonight with Alan Vega of Suicide, at the Brooklyn Public Library’s central Grand Army Plaza location. I’m very...
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All Hopped Up Music and Maps: Chapter 5

This playlist and map accompanies Chapter 5 of my book All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927-77. (Click on the triangle in...
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All Hopped Up Music and Maps: Chapter 1

This first Playlist – “Harlem Strut” – serves to introduce some of the music that Mario Bauzá would likely have heard in New York City when he first visited from...
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An iJamming YouTube interview: Arlene Smith

Thanks to my old friend Joly of punkcast.com for filming and now uploading to YouTube my reading at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan on November 13. This was the one...
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Maggie Estep, Alice Fantastic, Uma Thurman… and me?

Sunday November 29: Inquiring Mind Bookstore, Main Street, Saugerties MAGGIE ESTEP, TONY FLETCHER, JANA MARTIN, PETER AARON all reading from current and recent works. 4-6pm. Free. I’ve never met Maggie...
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All Hopped Up: A correction

No point waiting until a second print run to correct this particular one, because it’s too egregious. When I got my copy of All Hopped Up and Ready To Go...
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