For a long time I have wondered about the personal histories of crossing guards. What did they do before they retired and decided to shepherd occasionally grateful pedestrians across busy intersections? This interest was piqued even further when I heard one crossing guard ask another if they had been at a certain party where a murder had taken place. … Read more Scratch Ticket Radio #4: You Never Know
For an author whose books I have never read, William Least Heat-Moon has had a lasting influence on my ways… Read more 9. Listening
“This One Goes to 11” Prologue: I like to stretch my money as far as possible in used record stores. … Read more 8. Scratch Ticket Radio #3: This One Goes to 11
I was having a beer with a friend of mine who is my junior by about 20 years or so,… Read more 7. Joining the Grand Conversation
I like to stretch my money as far as possible in used record stores. I gravitate towards the $1 bins,… Read more 6. Scratch Ticket Radio #2
When I was just out of high school I played bass in a short-lived hardcore punk band called Remedial Attack. … Read more 5. Is This Real?
Because I really like to spend time in used record stores, I need to limit the damage during any one… Read more 4. Scratch Ticket Radio #1