“Where can I buy the book?”
At this point, it should be available in paperback form pretty much wherever books are sold. Here are some direct links: Thank you for your interest in the book!
WCA Podcast, Ep. 7: Paul Wendell Draper (The Sleepers)
Sleepers bassist and founding member Paul Wendell Draper recounts the rise and fall of (for my money) the best band to come out of San Francisco in the late 1970s…even if they technically came from Palo Alto/Mountain View/Menlo Park.
WCA Podcast, Ep. 6: Hisham Mayet (Sublime Frequencies, Bulbous Monacle)
Sublime Frequencies co-founder Hisham Mayet joins the podcast to talk about his new(ish) record label, Bulbous Monacle, which focuses on “reissues dealing with the San Francisco Bay Area musical scene that was extant from the mid ’80s to the late ’90s,” with a particular focus on Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 and associated acts. We…
A couple of recent podcast interviews
Episode 6 of the WCA podcast will be up soon, but in the meantime, here are a couple of podcast interviews with me on the other side of the microphone (for the first time ever). And while I’m posting links, here is a link to a wonderful review of the book by Jay Hinman of…
WCA Podcast, Ep. 4: Mark Prindle
In this special “interview montage” episode, I talk to legendary internet critic Mark Prindle about the origins of his website (MarkPrindle.com), our (almost) shared history at WXYC-Chapel Hill in the 1990s, our mutual appreciation for all things Amarillo Records, and the joys of discovering weird music in the early days of the internet.
WCA Podcast: Live “panel” feat. Bill Gould, CYRNAI, Peter Urban, Dog Swan & Joan Osato
Recorded at ATA (Artists’ Television Access) in San Francisco on March 25, 2023. Not originally intended as a podcast episode, but it came out well enough that I wanted to share it (especially for those who wanted to attend but couldn’t make it). The guests, in order of appearance (following the introduction): LINKS
The WCA Podcast, Ep. 3: Trey Spruance
In this very special episode of the podcast, I talk to Trey Spruance (Secret Chiefs 3, Mr. Bungle, etc.).
The Who Cares Anyway Podcast, Ep. 2: Kim Seltzer
Connecting dots from Toiling Midgets to Adam Parfrey, SF in the 1980s to Paris in the 1920s, and Harry Crosby to Aleister Crowley—not to mention the A-Hole, painting, Tenderloin jazz clubs, and 19th-century syphilis.
The Who Cares Anyway Podcast, Episode 1: Joe Carducci
Welcome to Episode 1 of the Who Cares Anyway Podcast, a series of interviews with musicians, writers, artists, and other creative figures on topics related to the book Who Cares Anyway: Post-Punk San Francisco and the End of the Analog Age on Headpress Books.