Thanks. Giving.

THANKS. GIVING. At first he was stunned when I stopped in the right traffic lane and asked if he needed a sleeping bag. As I pulled the new red sleeping bag out and a few dollars since I didn't have a bus pass, he got really happy. As for the people in the one car behind me that refused to pass: not so much. The driver must have honked like 10 times. If this would be you, trust me: I'm not worth even one honk. Save your noise. I'm not moving. Perhaps the driver thought I'm ... Read More

BLOG: Gigging It

I Know What You Did Last Summer by Tiger Todd "Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of." ~ Charles Richards Refreshing Jackson Lake - Teton National Park, Wyoming. During my recent road trip to Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, I had a rather enlightening conversation with the night manager at my hotel in Jackson. It was 5 in the morning and as I prepared a green tea from the service cart in the lobby, I asked if the manager wanted me ... Read More

BLOG: Karaoke As Education

Karaoke as Education by Tiger Todd "Did we know what the words meant before they became us?" - Tiger Todd "All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer As a native Nevadan, I’m also a product of its public school system. In reality, I’m more a product of Nevada’s public school system and my dad’s entrepreneurism, a six-month stint in a body cast after being run over by a ... Read More

BLOG: Green Lantern

The Green Lantern: Courage and Honest Comic Column: Courage and Honesty by Bryan Stroud “The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” - Sven Goran Eriksson Showcase Comics No. 22, Oct. 1959.  “S.O.S. Green Lantern,” by John Broome, penciled by Gil Kane and inked by Joe Giella. My favorite era in comic books, the fabled Silver Age, began in 1956 when it was decided to resurrect the super hero genre after a forced absence of some years. The creative geniuses at DC ... Read More

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