I am taking a sort of poor man’s sabbatical in the coming Academic year, and will not be consistently located in the state of Colorado. Over the summer I’ll be back and forth across the US a couple of times, … Read the rest
I don’t make much video, but here’s one. This is my entry to the Tiny Desk Concert contest. My desk is not particularly tiny. Perhaps I should enter the Messy Desk contest.
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On this Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the soul of one John Elwood Cook crossed the St. Lawrence River to rest, I hope, on some sun-mantled island, surrounded by fat muskellunge and bass, not a single bullhead, priceless acoustic guitars, and … Read the rest
A song by Terry Allen, interpreted by J. Boor:
More folks should listen to Terry Allen. He’s great. Lubbock: on Everything, whence this song, is my favorite of his records. His songwriting and performance are both sui generis… Read the rest
In honor of Thanksgiving Day, I present the following poetastrical pamperistrophe, composed several years ago by its own author, myself namely.
Why You Shouldn’t Eat an Elephant
You shouldn’t eat an elephant
Because they’re so intelligent.
You might think that’s … Read the rest