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68 hours in Manzanita…. The Monkey Power Trio’s 24th day as a band

The weekend of October 20 marked the 24th meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. Without much in the way of any […]

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Monkey Power Trio 18: Reno

Last October, I spent a weekend locked up in a cabin, surrounded by bears, somewhere in the vicinity of Lake Tahoe, with my friends; Dan, Matt, Dave and Mike. Collectively, as some of you know, we’re known as the Monkey Power Trio, and, when we were in Nevada, we celebrated our 18th anniversary as the […]

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R.I.P. Tura Satana

Somewhere around this drafty old house of ours, I have an audio recording of director Russ Meyer talking with Linette and me about his career. It was probably recorded in 1994. We’d met him in Atlanta, as I recall, at a screening of his cult classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! If memory serves, he was […]

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