Aftershock

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I protested a lot this weekend. There was a bull riding event at Madison Square Garden, and there were a bunch of activists who went out to demonstrate for three nights. It was extremely cold, and the crowd was pretty brutal. Lots of typical “mmmm bacon” type comments flying around, which we are all used to, but especially at the end of the day on Sunday, the activists were subjected to some hyper aggression from these cowboy dudes in the form of being charged by a man on a horse (on 34th street in Manhattan, no less), and I was grabbed by one of the guys and thrown on the ground. Literally. Continue reading →

2017: Nailed It!

I have always been one to avoid cliches, but in the case of this particular “year in review” for this particular artist person whose work has been supported by your particular generous energy this year, I can’t help but to look back and swell with gratitude. I have had a tremendous year creatively. Tremendous. Thanks to support of people like you, and a solid crew of generous folks on Patreon here’s what I was able to accomplish this year: Continue reading →

Kaporos: Wasted Wings Documentary

Fellow activist/artist Unparalleled Suffering has just released this documentary about Kaporos in Brooklyn that features music that I wrote just for the film. I don’t know of a more dedicated or passionate person, and it is quite evident when you see this film. He was staying with me much of the time he was shooting Kaporos, and he was out on the streets for the bulk of the days he was in Brooklyn. If you’re looking for another person to support on Patreon, make him your guy. Continue reading →