Home Again – New Single Hits the Digital Shelves!

Michael Harren - Home Again

I am so excited to announce that my new single, “Home Again,” has been released out into the world! The track is from my forthcoming album, The Animal Album, and is a dedication to my dog, Corky. She was my friend when I was an adolescent, a gay kid feeling lonely and scared about where I would fit in 1980’s Houston, TX. I still love her so much, and she saw me through such a difficult time.  Continue reading →

The Animal Book Exists in the Physical Realm!

Yesterday I ran by luke kurtis‘ apartment in the West Village to pick up the proof of The Animal Book. He and I have been working on the book together for quite some time. Well, he has been doing the working part and I have been doing the “OHHH LAAAA LAAAAA IT’S SO BEAUTIFUL” part. It’s here. It’s done. Praise be to whomever you choose to praise, if anyone. Aside from one or two more adjustments, this mofo is DONE! Continue reading →

Aftershock

rodeos kill animals

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 →