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Who Is Appleseed Recordings? 15 Minutes With President and Founder Jim Musselman

Appleseed Recordings is an independent record label that was founded by Jim Musselman in Pennsylvania in 1997. Before creating the record company, Musselman once worked with Ralph Nader as a … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Some of the Many Faces of Bob Dylan,” Featuring Original Drawings by Eric Ward

Watercolors and pencil drawings by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2018.

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meditation On Blood On the Tracks: “Hymns To the Repetition Wheel”

I’m a poet by trade, and I confront the subjects I examine from the alters of that perspective. In turn, I’m choosing to publish my first reaction to More Blood, More … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Clickity-Clickity: New Art From Eric Ward Mourns the Numbing of A Culture

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fifteen Minutes With California Writer Laura Smith

California journalist Laura Smith, who serves as Managing Editor for the San Francisco-based history magazine Timeline.com, has written one of the most intriguing books to hit the shelves in 2018. … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Poem Flowers”

I hear it When the Wind breathes – The thirsty curls Of your cuffs (full) Of flowers (supple) As succulent (in) My dreams by John Aiello April 2018

April 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Blues Philosopher Brownie McGhee

I met Walter Brown “Brownie” McGhee in Oakland, California in the mid 1980s. I was a college student at the time, attending San Francisco State University, studying journalism and creative … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ashley Cope’s Unsounded

UNSOUNDED. Ashley Cope. Self Published. This already monumental series starts with deceptive simplicity – two ill-suited companions on a journey. The dynamic is Calvin and Hobbes, times ten. She is … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Meditation On Bob Dylan’s “Trouble No More”

(today) The sound Of the voice Glistens like Wet blood (soft) Across the Sick cool Pale hue Of time (drenched) In the Indelible memory Of God (today) The holy depth … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 1 Comment
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