Upcoming Event in New Paltz

On Friday December 13, I’ll be conducting my final reading of 2013, at Inquiring Minds Bookstore in New Paltz, my first time there and long overdue. I’ll hopefully find a...
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Boy About Town on WNYC Soundcheck

Always an honor to participate in John Schaefer’s Soundcheck on WNYC, one of the finest public radio stations in the world.  You can listen to the whole show for which...
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This Charming Man: Roddy Frame in 1984

I would never buy a compact disc player. In the annals of poor predictions, the above statement is probably not up there with Morrissey’s insistence that “we really want to...
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Boy About Town in New York City

On Monday October 21st, I hosted an invite-only reading from Boy About Town at Bowery Electric in Manhattan. My old friend, indeed, my former Jamming! printer Joly MacFie, as lionized in...
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Boy About Town: The Radio Show

I’ve had quite a lot of people ask not so much if, but when I plan to share out a massive playlist related to my memoir Boy About Town. The...
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Autobiography by Morrissey: A Full Review

Morrissey’s Autobiography largely lives up to the reputation of its author – sometimes for better, often for worse. “Naturally my birth almost kills my mother, for my head is too...
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Book Review: Run Wild by Boff Whalley

PREMISE: Chumbawamba guitarist hits 50, takes a year’s sabbatical in America to write a memoir about his love of “wild running” – and uses his observations of the 2010 New...
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Boy About Town Chapter by Song #49

HELLO HOORAY THE SECOND STORY CHAPTER  in Boy About Town could as easily have been entitled ‘School’s Out.’ That number one hit from the summer of 1972 served as my...
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