Announcing “31 Down,” a book of song lyrics.
If you want to support my writing this year, tonight is your last chance to get the bonus MP3s of “Wasn’t Funny the First Time” and “Won’t Be Funny This Time” for doing that.
I’m changing post email services and some of you aren’t coming with me. Unless you do this.
Last month, I shut down a niche music blog I’d been running for the past seven plus years called Country California. This is, I guess, kind of a postmortem: My way of encapsulating and commemorating the whole experience. What it was When I develop fascinations, I go deep. By April of 2008, I found I […]
In the new economy, you’re supposed to pick yourself instead of waiting around to be chosen. The times practically demand it: Graduating into the recession, not even Target, Walmart, Safeway, Home Depot, or 7-Eleven would choose me. Enter temp land. But this isn’t a sad story. Being chopped back to your essence has a way […]
In grade school, as the youngest son of a perpetually exhausted single mom, I’d sing a song of my own invention to get things rolling in the mornings. I’d sneak into Mom’s room, tap her on the arm, and begin: It’s time to wake up, it’s time to wake up, It’s time to wake UP, […]
There’s an apparent irony in calling this site “Meet Chris Wilcox,” given that the only audience I can expect is the one made up of people who already know me from somewhere and are curious enough to take a look. In the beginning, that’s who I can reach. The site might spread beyond the first […]