Archives: [April 2005]
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This is the archive page for the month [April 2005]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries found here from that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

[randommedia]: Interview with GapersBlock.com's Andrew Huff | April 29, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one an interview with Andrew Huff, founder and editor-in-chief of GapersBlock.com, a popular guide to Chicago hipster life. Recorded at one of the monthly Gapers Block social events, this one at Wrigleyville indie haunt Gingerman, on Clark next-door to Metro.

Will the old men in the back of the room please raise their hands? | April 26, 2005
So, my friend Shappy was in town. He's a slam poet and comedy writer who used to be a friend and drinking buddy of mine here in Chicago, back when we were both young and still active in the poetry...

[randommedia]: Report by my friend Shappy of Star Wars Celebration III (part 1 of 2) | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 1 of 2 of a conversation with my friend Shappy about his recent attendance of Star Wars Celebration III in Indiana. Recorded at Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

[randommedia]: Report by my friend Shappy of Star Wars Celebration III (part 2 of 2) | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 2 of 2 of a conversation with my friend Shappy about his recent attendance of Star Wars Celebration III in Indiana. Recorded at Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

[randommedia]: Shappy poem, "The Soldiers Took My Babies!," Live in Chicago | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a performance by my friend Shappy of his hilarious poem "The Soldiers Took My Babies!" Recorded during his recent featured performance at the Mental Graffiti poetry slam, at the Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

Random notes. | April 21, 2005
No one big thing to talk about today, so I've just strung together some recent random thoughts. Enjoy. - x - So, I've been watching a bunch of new television programs recently - here's my take on them, for anyone...

Regarding the bisexual dilemma in the straight-man world. | April 13, 2005
(It's been awhile since I've written a really dirty journal entry, so I thought I'd give people an extra heads-up about today's. New readers who primarily know me at this point through my business blog [metafeed] may find today's entry...

Amber Frey deserves love too. | April 8, 2005
Regular readers will of course know by now that I have an unholy crush on Amber Frey, the woman who was going out with Scott Peterson at the time of his arrest for the murder of his wife Laci. So...

The pope is dead. | April 5, 2005
And I'm feeling...conflicted about it, to say the least. On the one hand, I'm one of those people who was in violent disagreement with John Paul II over a whole range of issues, including homosexuality, birth control and abortion. On...