Bands & Musicians

Alex Bowers  –

The Dapper Conspiracy  –

Gasoline Stove  –  (they’re explosively good!)

Henbrain  –

Fantastico!  –

Fredfin Wallaby  –

Radar’s Clowns of Sedation  –

Spiralfire  –

Twilighter  –


Club Cabaret, Hickory, NC  –  –  (the best / oldest / only gay bar in Hickory.  Owner is a longtime loyal Bear buddy.)

Flex, Raleigh  –  (a favorite cruising spot way back when I was single.)

The Kraken  –  (on Highway 54 west of Carrboro.  My favorite Road House.)

Local 506, Chapel Hill –

Motorco, Durham  –

The Pinhook, Durham  –

Ray’s Place, Kent, OH  –  (one of my favorite haunts when I was in college at Kent State U.  Also makes a cameo appearance in “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” round page 29.)

The Station, Carrboro, N.C. –  (I can often be found here at their Monday night Open Mic.)

Second Wind, Carrboro – (another regular haunt of mine, for their Sunday night “Deep Space Open-Mic.”)

Other Stuff

Adrenal Insufficiency United  –  (A project of my sister’s, out in Oregon.  Her daughter / my niece has Adrenal Insufficiency, and so Sis is working to get EMT crews supplied with the right protocols & medicine & stuff for it.)

The Blotter Magazine  –  (a lit mag some friends & I publish)

St. John’s Metropolitan Community Church  –  (I’m here most every Sunday at 11 am.)

WXDU  –  (Duke University’s student radio station, where I DJ’ed for 23 years.)

Laine Cunningham a.k.a. Writers’ Resource  –  (editor & advisor par excellence.)