The Island of Hvar and the Quest for Suckling Pig

After leaving Plitvice Lakes, before we went on to Split, my partner and I ate at a restaurant near the lakes. Among other Croatian specialties, they boasted whole roasted suckling pig. I wanted nothing more than to eat this delicious animal, but the cost was just too high to justify it. The next morning we … More The Island of Hvar and the Quest for Suckling Pig

Leaving Los Angeles

As my band Rare Form leaves Los Angeles and begins operating out of Ljubljana, I am reflective about the art scene here. There are truly some great people in Los Angeles, but the majority are real assholes. Overall the city drips with ego, self-importance, self-interest, and self-centered behavior. Some people go around thinking their art … More Leaving Los Angeles

Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine

As a working person in the United States, the tax dollars siphoned from my labor has been used mainly to bolster our military and kill people abroad, both innocent and guilty. Others uses of our tax dollars include bank bailouts and subsidies offered to financial institutions like Merrill Lynch in the former and Amazon in … More Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine