“Tribe” by Sebastian Junger, digital bookclub (blog)

During the next couple of weeks Me and My Friends will embark on a bookclub discussion of the latest release from Sebastian Junger, titled “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging.” Part of the conversation will be facilitated through this website, while more discussion may occur on Facebook. I have already cracked the book open and discovered that […]

Media Lessons from the Roseburg Tragedy (blog)

If you’re like me, you’ve spent the past several days feeling numb in the wake of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. We’ve had way too many of these shootings and it’s heartbreaking every time – but the Roseburg Tragedy, being in Cascadia, rips at my heart that much more. During […]

Podcasting Update 7/25/15 (blog)

Hi Friends! The reception I’ve had for the podcast so far is a little overwhelming. I’m seeing hundreds of visitors to the website every month and although iTunes doesn’t give me much data on listeners, I can tell it’s helping to get the word out beyond my social network. I even had a friend tell […]

Episode 7: Jake Elliot, Fantasy Author

Jake Elliot‘s debut novel is titled, “The Wrong Way Down.” The name seems awfully prophetic for the manner in which he started down his path as a fantasy/dark fiction writer. Some might argue it all began with a car crash at the age of 16 that nearly caused lifelong paralysis (and has manifested a recent […]

Episode 6: Sean Gronich

Episode 6. For the sixth episode of the Me and My Friends Podcast I’m joined by Portland, Oregon barber and stylist – hell – esthetician – Sean Gronich. He’s been cutting my hair (or what’s left of it) for the past couple of years and doing one hell of a job. In this episode he […]