Posts tagged "Love Garden"
Living Fossils: New IMAGE "Good Letters" Blog Essay

Living Fossils: New IMAGE “Good Letters” Blog Essay

My latest essay for IMAGE Journal‘s “Good Letters” blog at Patheos.com is now live. Read it here. It’s about found treasures (vinyl ones—not golden ones, all you Spanish explorer wanna’bes!), underground ’80s Christian pogo-punkers Undercover (see below), the extinction of dinosaurs and record stores alike, coelacanths, and a little local flavor in the form of...
Buying You, Selling Me: Love Commodified

Buying You, Selling Me: Love Commodified

Note: I recently found this piece I wrote in late 2006, only a month before I began dating Becki, the woman who would become my wife. I thought it was a reasonably worthwhile piece of writing considering it was penned – er, keyed – by my then 28-year-old self. This may seem like a strange...
An Open Letter to Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips: Feed Us a Gummy Fetus

An Open Letter to Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips: Feed Us a Gummy Fetus

Dear Mr. Coyne: Yesterday when you were visiting Love Garden here in Lawrence, KS (See local blogger @heartlocalmusic‘s entry about this here, readers), selling gummy fetuses that contained flash-drives filled with Flaming Lips-love, the wife and I were watching our equally gummy-looking fetus on a sonogram monitor at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. You see, my wife Becki...