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Legendary art-punk Jon Langford coming this way to sing songs he wrote for Richard Byrne’s new play… in five months.

Jon Langford's portrait of Hank Williams

Here’s a little write-up I did about how one of my favorite songwriters who is also one of my favorite visual artists, the great mekon/Waco Brother/etc. Jon Langford has co-written some songs for a new play by DC-based playwright Richard Byrne. Continue reading

We’ll Always Have Aliens: My Boyhood Pal Grew Up to Be a Master Tale-Spinner

What a treat and a privilege it was to catch up with my boyhood pal Jeff Simmermon so I could write about his return to DC to bring his storytelling series And I Am Not Lying (an offshoot of his eponymous, very amusing blog) to the Black Cat. Continue reading