American Splendor

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an essay comparing the art forms of jazz and comic books. I decided I wanted it read by a larger audience than my blog posts usually reach,...

Philly Con, Day 3- Neal Adams

My Con is over, and I’m on a train bound for Baltimore. The Philadelphia Comic-Con runs through tomorrow—and it would’ve been fun to watch the Sci-Fi Speed Dating—but I’ve done everything I wanted to...

ITG- Day 2 (Friends)

It seems that every friend I ever had is here at the International Trumpet Guild Conference. Seven of the eight people I played with in the North Texas Wind Symphony trumpet section are here....