Come one, come anybody

Some time over the next little while (hard to be more specific than that),, in sharp rebuke to the current culture of downsizing and job redundancies, will be expanding its roster to three times its current head count (i.e., me plus two other guys). I’ll let Vic and Andrew introduce themselves through their upcoming posts, but I welcome other contributors as well. If you … Continue reading Come one, come anybody

Closing Time will officially close shop at the end of May (May 29, to be precise). It’s been a long, fun, once in a while even productive, run, but time to move on—and time to eliminate another expense (not a major one by any stretch, but every bit is helping right now). I will retain personal archives of all interviews and features, but I’ve no plans … Continue reading Closing Time

Erratic City

Apologies for the erratic schedule as of late. Truth is, this will continue for some time — through the summer, at least — as I’ve undertaken some new projects, a major one of which is scheduled to launch in July (and which you’ll hear about here). Will try to pop my head in the door with some updates every so often (as with this evening’s brief … Continue reading Erratic City


Sorry for the lack of posting recently, but it’s been an unusually busy and brutal December. Have one, possibly two, Pet Shop-related posts I’m hoping to do before Christmas, but we’ll see — if not next week, then almost certainly in the new year. Other stuff possibly on the agenda in the weeks ahead: – a year-end Top 10 — my first in at least … Continue reading Agenda


Trying to set up comments again, but the site has been inundated in recent months by spammers, so the comments box might get shut down from time to time. I’ve set them up for the time being so that I am required to approve any that come through the door. I’ve never been keen on having to approve legitimate comments, but I’ll do so at … Continue reading Comments