Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

Anna joins the soccer fray

Anna now plays Saturday morning soccer as well. I coach three teams now, from 8:30-noon. It's been fun but tiring. Jacob also plays LL baseball in the afternoon, 3-5, but I am mercifully not really the coach of that one though I do help out…

Eli and Anthony

Eli and his Korean friend Anthony, who arrived here from Seoul not speaking a word of English about three months ago. It's really remarkable how fast kids can pick up languages. Our little guys, on the other hand, barely speak Chinese even as…

Knockin On Heaven's Door

We played at the Stone Boat in Ritan Park last night and it was a fun mellow gig, outside on a beautiful spring night. There was a woman in the crowd with a big pro video camera and she filmed a song in our first set, during which my guitar…

The roots continued

"T." posted in the comments:Saw the Roots down here in Shanghai - they're right in my wheelhouse in terms of music I listen to/enjoy/demographic. And they battled through crappy speakers and muddy sound to put on a fantastic show.And congrats…

The Roots

I went and saw the Roots last night. There have been almost no significant Western acts here since we’ve been here. Now, all of a sudden in a month, we had NOFX last week, the Roots last night and Sonic Youth next week. None of them are my…

Pulitzer celebration

Andy BrowneBecky enjoying a Habana with Jim McGregorShai Oster, B, Andy BrowneI met up with B and a few of her staff as well as friend and former WSJ Bureau Chief Jim McGregor for some celebratory drinks downtown last night. It's been a relaly…

Pulitzer

Becky and her staff won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. It was announced at 3 pm NYC time (3 am here). Luckily, she got an early tip off but not too early... She was up all night, in a good way. Called all seven reporters who…