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5/6/13-My "Review" of the Premiere of Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie!
4/15/13-New TNB Piece of mine was picked up by Salon.
4/1/13-Stuck the Movie Premiere Location and Time, Plus New Essay.
3/11/13-Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie's Trailer now up at YouTube.
3/4/13-Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie's Premiere Date Announced!!!
2/25/13-A fairly complete list of where to buy Stuck, Ghost Notes, Songs from Memory...
2/18/13-A Slightly Less Quick Stuck the Movie Update.
2/11/13-A new piece about my third novel Badge is up at The Nervous Breakdown.
1/28/13-A link to the best Music Bio I've read in a long time.
1/21/13-A Quick Update on Stuck the Movie
1/14/13-My 2013 Projects.
1/7/13-Read my essay about my attempts to get my third novel Badge published traditionally.
12/31/12-Happy 2013, plus a quick Stuck the Movie update.
12/3/12-Two of my essays posted for the first time on the Internet.
11/26/12-A Few Notes on Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie's New Trailer.
11/19/12-My Latest The Nervous Breakdown Piece gets Picked up by Salon.com!
11/12/12-Why not Kickstart Badge?
11/5/12- New Stuck the Movie editor announced.
10/22/12-Read my first ever published short story.
10/15/12-A note on my third novel Badge.
10/8/12-This week, a new political piece and a new review posted.
10/1/12-At my blog: See what publications I have coming down the pipe in October.
9/17/12-At my blog: Read about me turning my back on Rush in the 90s.
9/10/12-At my blog: Premiere Date for Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie Announced!
9/3/12-At my blog: Trying to Nail Down a Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie Premiere Date.
8/27/12-At my blog this week: Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie's Timeline.
8/20/12-At my blog: Get the latest on the Premiere of Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie.
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6/11/12- At my blog this week: Quick hits about Stuck the Movie and my latest at The Writer magazine.
4/16/12-At my blog, learn a little about what it's like to see your novel come to life movie-style.
4/2/12-At my blog: Has Fizzy gone gold yet?
3/12/12-At my blog this week, read about my chat with three of my characters.
3/5/12-New this week, read my The Nervous Breakdown interview with friend, colleague, and fellow Portlander James Bernard Frost, whose second novel A Very Minor Prophet comes out next month.
2/27/12-At my blog, read about Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie's most recent production meeting.
2/20/12-New this week, a quickie blog on the search for Gad as the making of Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie continues.
2/13/12-At my blog, the latest on Stuck Outside of Phoenix the Movie (casting) and so much more.
1/3/12-To start 2012, here's a personal essay about my freshman year in college, when my math ability failed me and I scrambled for identity. It's up at PANK.
12/20/11-The last of my 2011 rock lit reviews just went live at JMWW. This one is of Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson, which was named by the New York Times as one of the ten best books of the year. Do I agree? Come find out.
12/5/11-Looking for good new rock lit? Check out my review of Tyler McMahon's How the Mistakes were Made, which is at The Nervous Breakdown.
11/2/11-My latest is up at The Nervous Breakdown, a review of Steve Almond's new collection God Bless America.
10/15/11-Check out my review of There is Something Inside, It Wants to Get Out by Madeline McDonnell at The Collagist.
10/1/11-There's a steady stream of rock fiction coming from big publishing these days, and you can bet I have an opinion on all of it. First up is my review of Stone Arabia by Dana Spiotta at elimae.
9/15/11-Hey, Portland book lovers! Broadway Books in NE now stocks both Ghost Notes and Stuck Outside of Phoenix. If you're like me and like to buy your books during an actual trip to a bookstore, here's where you can get mine.
8/8/11-Gloria Harrison was kind enough to feed my rock ego by interviewing me over at The Nervous Breakdown. We discuss Badge, the Refreshments, Rock Lit, and so much more. Read it here.
7/1/11-A recent essay of mine on writing memoir versus writing fiction is in the August issue of The Writer magazine. Read it here.
6/5/11-My unpublished third novel Badge has been named a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association Literary Contest in the Mainstream category. Winner is named August 6th. Read more about it here.
4/13/11-Get my take on Amanda Hocking's success here. (In short, yee haw!)
3/22/11-A new piece of mine about fidelity is up at Girls with Insurance.
3/14/11-Six words. Stuck Outside of Phoenix the movie.
Read about it, and the rest of my 2011, at my blog.
2/24/11-Time to rawk again.
We're getting ready for a new session of my online rock and roll writing course at the Basement Writing Workshop. Find your inner Nick Hornby and make him outer! Give it a try!
1/22/11-I have a reading coming up! Check out the events page for the scoop.
1/17/11-It's time you knew of my fondness for VO5 Normal Shampoo.
12/15/10-The wonderful www.writersdojo.org just published my piece "To the Singer-Songwriter who Keeps Sending me MySpace gig Announcements". Stop by for a quick, funny read you'll probably relate to. (Oh yeah. And I have a gig coming up.)
11/18/10-Art's Rock and Roll Writing Class Re-Ups for Winter 2011!
Did you miss the magic carpet ride the first time around? Here's your next best chance to get that rock novel or memoir written. It's all happening at the Basement Writing Workshop, and it starts in January (New Year's resolution, anyone?) Sign up now and get a discount!
9/27/10-Only one week left to sign up for my online rock and roll writing course at the Basement Writing Workshop. Are you writing the Great American Rock Novel/Memoir? Then you want to take this class.
9/2/10-I just finished a 6500-word, three-part series on the most pressing of all subjects: Which is better, Nevermind or Appetite for Destruction?
It all happened at The Nervous Breakdown.
6/28/10-Hey, Art's a big teacher man now!
5/16/10-I am now a contributing writer at The Nervous Breakdown!
Read my first installment, "Ten ways to get Thrown out of Wilco," here.
3/22/10-Both Ghost Notes and Stuck Outside of Phoenix are out as ebooks!
Get them here, in an instant, for dirt cheap.
2/21/10-Another blindingly good review of Ghost Notes!
1/16/10 A Major Award for Ghost Notes!
1/10/10-Happy New Review Part II!
1/2/10-Happy New Review!
11/23/09-Five Bucks Sale!
You can now buy any product at my store page for five bucks! Come take care of that Christmas list in one fell swoop, and on the cheap.
11/21/09-Get Ghost Notes the Audio Book on iTunes!
10/11/09-New song, free download!!!
Come hear my latest, "Incident," and take it home for free! It's all happening at my ReverbNation page.
8/20/09-The unabridged digital download of Ghost Notes the Audio Book has arrived!
You can purchase it here.
7/30/09-A New Review of Ghost Notes at PODBRAM!
Read it here.
6/15/09-Ghost Notes the Unabridged Audio Book is here!
Come to the store page and get yours now!
6/1/09-Get a Sneak Peek of Ghost Notes the Audio Book!
In anticipation of the audio book's release on 6/15, I've uploaded a sample to my MySpace Audio Page. Enjoy!
5/4/09-Another Portland Gig!
4/6/09-Get Ready for Ghost Notes in Audio Book!!!
That's right. Your favorite rock lit will be ready for your ears on June 15th, just in time for that long summer drive. Stop off at my blog for the full story.
2/16/09-New Portland Gig!
1/5/09-Happy new year!!!
I am back laying down the blog at my blogspot. In the words of our great philosopher Ozzy Osbourne: "Come on and join me."
11/3/08-Defunct Lighten My Load Sale 2008!!!
Who's ready for some great deals on Defunct merchandise? Got a reader or music listener on your X-Mas list? Go here and get out cheap this holiday season.
10/25/08-Farewell, Chicago Gig Booked!!!
Uncommon Ground is where you can see me solo acoustic one last time before Kel and I head west. November 15th is the date, 9 PM the time. Come out and enjoy yourself at this great Wrigleyville venue on what promises to be a beautiful fall Saturday night!
9/15/08-New Gig This Weekend!!!
Come see me solo acoustic this Saturday night 9/20 at Elbo Room in Chicago! I'm leading off, and I start at 9 PM. Would love to see you there, and I'll pay your request!
8/4/08-Stuck Outside of Phoenix 2.0 is now for sale!
Go to the store page and get yours now!
7/9/08-Stuck Outside of Phoenix is Back!!
That's right. You can buy a new, improved version of Stuck at this Web site starting August 4th!!! Go here to learn more.
7/5/08-More Phoenix Fun!
Those in the Valley of the Sun will be glad to know I'll be reading and performing solo acoustic at the brand new Stinkweeds in central Phoenix on Thursday September 4. Time is TBA, but let's guess and say 8 PM. More details to come!
6/25/08-New Solo Acoustic Show in Chicago!!!
Uncommon Ground in Wrigleyville is where you'll find me playing solo acoustic on Thursday, September 18th. If I had an ounce of courage, I'd call this The Day the Cubs Clinch the Division Show, but I know better than that.
Mark it on your calendars!
6/15/08-The Second Annual Laying Down the Law Show is Booked!
JJ Kelley's in Lansing, IL is the place; August 9th is the date. You'll see Art in full band mode, plus Buck Daddy, plus Art with Buck Daddy performing the Refreshments' Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy in its entirety! This is not a show to be missed. Make your plans now!
5/25/08-New Tempe Date!
Art's truimphant return to the Yucca Tap Room is booked! It happens Saturday September 6th and will include cohorts Jim Gerke and Curtis Grippe. This is going to be a fun and nostalgic night, so mark it down on your calendars now!
5/15/08-A new interview with me at the very cool Spraygraphic. We talk Ghost Notes, Songs from Memory, Refreshments, Dead Hot and oh so much more. Enjoy!
5/13/08-New Chicago date!
My first ever Friday the 13th show! This one's at Uncommon Ground in Wrigleyville, and it's on Friday 6/13 at 9 PM. Get your reservations now; these events can sell out quickly.
4/3/08-Here's a link to our appearance on KMOX, thanks to Jon Grayson. It includes an interview and three live tunes. Enjoy!
2/4/08-The day has arrived!
1/5/08-Stuck Outside of Phoenix will be going out-of-print in February of 2008 as I focus my attention entirely on the release of my second novel, Ghost Notes, and my first solo CD, Songs from Memory. This means you will be unable to get Stuck at the usual online and brick-and-mortar outlets. I have some copies of Stuck left, and they will be available while supplies last at the store page.
11/3/07-The release dates for both my second novel, Ghost Notes, and my first solo CD, Songs from Memory, are set! March 4, 2008 is the official in-store date for these companion pieces, but you can expect pre-orders to start at this Web site on February 4, 2008.
Beaucoup promotional events in many different cities are being planned as I write, so don't be surprised if I'm in your neck of the woods in 2008. Stay tuned!
8/12/07-The wait is over.
7/15/07-Things are developing quickly for the Portland gig, which is now called the Uhavegonaway to Oregonaway Show. Read all about it at my blog.
Yes, you read correctly. Fresh off a rocking set in Chicago, I'm bringing my act back West, to Portland, Oregon. Get the skinny at my events page, and be sure to check back as more details come in.
5/13/07-Big Announcement!!! Art's first solo record is in the works! Check out this post at Art's Blog to learn all about it.
4/8/07-Hey, an interview with yours truly at The Dish covering the Tempe music scene. Enjoy!
3/18/07-Welcome to jungle,
2/25/07-Wanna know what I'm up to in 2007? Read my open letter. I hear music in the air.
1/29/07-Who remembers "Birds Sing"?
Come to my MySpace Music Page and hear a brand new, completely revamped version of the Refreshments classic. Also, you can have an electronic copy of the new "Birds Sing" for your very own. Check my blog for details.
12/26/06-I've joined the ranks of the bloggers! This is great place to keep up-to-date on the various creative excursions of yours truly, and I promise to keep the fiery political rants to a minimum. Here she is, and don't forget to bookmark it.
11/4/06-Hey, a new treat for everyone!
I just finished editing some audio excerpts of Stuck Outside of Phoenix, and I've uploaded them to my new MySpace Music site for your listening pleasure. For those of you who missed the musical rendering last year, here's your chance to get a taste. Check it out.
9/7/06-I've finished the sequel to Stuck Outside of Phoenix. It's called Ghost Notes, and it's currently making the rounds. I hope to have more news for you soon.
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