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My Brunch With Yoko - excerpt from the Story of Rock 'N' Roll Comics

Now that the Story of Rock 'N' Roll Comics documentary has had a successful DVD release courtesy of Wild Eye ...

No more Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics reprint editions from Bluewater Productions

No more Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics reprint editions from Bluewater Productions, now that the Hillcrest/Miramar-based Revolutionary Comics reprints are mostly sold out - past AND future editions will be all-digital

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/23/42439/ The Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics graphic novel collections I worked on with Bluewater Productions are now pretty much sold ...

I got a letter from Charles Manson in prison.....

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/nov/30/36268/ I once got this letter from Charles Manson, addressed to my company Re-Visionary Press, which at the time published ...

Weird celeb phone calls pt. 1 - Traci Lords & (maybe) Bob Dylan

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/oct/12/33460/ Actress Traci Lords, former underage porn star and B-movie cult icon, was available for an interview, but only during ...

How I Avoided Stan Lee Punching My Face

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jun/15/26331/ Before I agreed to write the unauthorized biography of Marvel Comics figurehead Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man and the ...

My Homeless Year: Confessions of a Former Crackhead Cartoonist

I was homeless exactly one year, from March 2001 to March 2002. I'd known it was coming, and I even ...

Bonnie Dumanis: Cartoon Cutup

Done late last year for the publishers of San Diego Uptown News, while Bonnie Dumanis and Sheriff Gore were making ...

Barnabas Collins Has Risen From the Grave (Again!) - the Return of Dark Shadows

THE RETURN OF DARK SHADOWS! I've been checking out the original Dark Shadows cast reunions being offered as CD audio ...

The Return of Captain Sticky - San Diego's '70s Superhero (and his StickyMobile!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzMmrBycX5Y THE RETURN OF CAPTAIN STICKY! Captain Sticky video footage! San Diego's consumer rights superhero of the '70s and his ...

Farewell Comic-Con 2010 - Final Photo Phunnies

Here are the final pics from Sunday, followed in reverse order by Saturday thru Thursday ----- see you in 2011! ...

A Most Exceptional Duck

A MOST EXCEPTIONAL DUCK   OFFBEAT AND UNUSUAL, SUCH FRIENDS I'VE HAD MANY,     A LOT OF ODD BIRDS TO BE ...

Party Crasher Returns - elsewhere

Party Crasher Returns - elsewhere

http://www.sandiego.com/crasher/party-crasher-ombac-s-unjust-dessert Tho the Reader's Crasher column existed before Josh Board wrote it (Daniel Ridge had the gig until late 2003), ...

Local Book Reviews and Author Interviews

 Immersing Deep Into Jazz—and Heroin Captivating tale of addiction and redemption to be featured at this year’s California Library Association ...

Why I Don't Like Hippies

Or What I Drink and Where I Drink It

WHAT I DRINK AND WHERE I DRINK IT or Why I Don't Like Hippies What I Drink: Kahlúa White Russian - 2 ...

Five Questions, plus More Free Band Names

Five Questions, plus More Free Band Names

FIVE QUESTIONS, FIVE THINGS   I enjoyed the replies to the previous “Get To Know Me” blog, so here’s a ...

What's YOUR Favorite Twilight Zone?

When interviewing local musicos, one of my favorite questions to ask is "What's your favorite Twilight Zone?" It's amazing how ...

When Cult Movies Ruled at Midnight

MIDNIGHT MOVIES, A LOCAL HISTORY: The '80s Part 1 July 29, 1983, Ken Cinema: First Known “Shadowcast” Fan Participation at a ...

Confessions of a Concert Crasher

Following is one of the first articles I ever wrote for the Reader, back in the early '90s ------------------

Get To Know Me (and stop sending those goofy questionnaires)

Get To Know Me (and stop sending those goofy questionnaires)

  GET TO KNOW ME - THERE, I FINALLY FILLED OUT THIS STUPID EMAIL, SO EVERYONE STOP STOP SENDING IT ...

Lazy Old Rocker Dude Goes To a Hip-Hop Open Mic

We get a lot of emails asking "Where's the Reader's hip-hop coverage?" Hopefully, readers have noticed increased coverage throughout the music ...

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