1) Would you write a poetry book titled Dude, You’re Getting A Diehl. What would it be about? Sure. But with that title, I think a novel-in-verse would be better than a poetry collection. I’d write this novel-in-verse about a very masculine, talkative, football-playing ex-frat boy named Honcho who hates everything sentimental. Honcho needs a […]
“What I’m Really Thinking: the Failed Novelist” Writers are the only “artists” I have ever met that don’t seem to grasp the idea of practice. I was in bands of different musical skill but even the shitty punk ones believed in practicing to get better. We all believed you had to write songs to learn […]
The Ugly is of my favorite current novels. It is hilarious, intelligent, challenging, and entertaining. I got to interview the author Alexander Bolidzar. A man as interesting as his novel, which you can see in his Wikipedia page. READ THE INTERVIEW HERE
Here’s my latest piece for LitReactor. I talk about how managing the porn store prepared me for writing and publishing. I’ll be writing more pieces for them.
“Hostage” was supposed to be the song about standing up to assholes and not giving in to their bullshit. It was supposed to be an anthem to keep your authenticity and stick to your vision. It was really about my bass player being a control freak and ruining our band. “Hostage” was a break up […]
The Wu-Tang Tribute Anthology is now for sale on paperback and e-book. Since I was a little kid I’ve been obsessed with the Wu-Tang Clan. They’ve been my favorite hip hop act for almost two decades. Their songs are so raw, fun, energetic, and an even built up a mythos. It was comic books, ninja […]
After a year hiatus from The Passion of the Christoph Podcast, I returned for a solo show. I shared my thoughts on current politics, depression and taking Effexor, sex abuse and being in the antho A Shadow Map, Pizzagate, the TV show Sweet/Vicious, and how it feels to be podcasting again. The podcast is back […]
I’m slowly getting back into Podcasting. I loved the art form but I needed a good break from it. I’m starting to feel my passion return for it. I am giving serious thought to resurrecting The Passion of the Christoph. It really was a solid podcast. In the meantime I have been on the John […]
I haven’t blogged in forever, but I am finally getting back to it. Here is a piece I did for LitReactor comparing working with agent to getting an M.F.A. I will be writing some stuff for them, some stuff for CLASH, and I will be blogging again on my website.
I went on Jeff Burk’s podcast for the second time. We geeked out about politics for 4 hours. Jeff is the publisher of Deadite the hardcore horror press and is the Bizarro author of Shatnerquake and Cripplewolf. We had an epic conversation about Politics and its relationship to the Internet. I went off about the alt-right, how […]