Let me tell you kids, there was never such a great comedian as the tremendous Bill Hicks. I had the good fortune of knowing him, even opening for him at the beginning of my career in show business and life. I loved him and worshipped him and I was not alone. My friend attended his funeral and said he had never witnessed so many tough Read More
Few people have the supernatural powers of persuasion of Margaret Cho. After collaborating on music for Cho Dependent, she got me to strum the very exotic and scatological “Shit-Tar” in her music video Eat Shit & Die while three dancing turds did high kicks about the stage. This summer I found myself in a small cage dressed in Read More
I love Ani DiFranco and it was such a dream to collaborate on this song with her. We wanted to write a light and happy love song, and I really think Captain Cameltoe is just that. She played everything, and sang backup, encouraging the captain onward. I sang/spoke the lead, and we did it all in her home studio last Read More
Margaret’s new musical comedy album, Cho Dependent, was just named as one of the Grammy nominees for Best Comedy Album, along with albums from Flight of the Conchords, Kathy Griffin, Lewis Black and Robin Williams!
Cho Dependent was released on Margaret’s own label, Clownery Records, in conjunction with Redeye Distribution, in August. A collection of music with Read More
I wrote this song with Ben Lee who I absolutely worship. He helped me so much with the album and I can never thank him enough. He send me the instrumental when I was in Morocco last year, and recovering from a rather mild case of head lice. I didn’t know what the song was yet, but then I thought, Read More
Carl Newman made the demo for “Your Dick” on the voice note recorder on my recently deceased Blackberry. Keep your iPhones and your apps. I don’t care if there’s a guitar tuner and chord finder on your iPhone. I am unimpressed by the fact you can turn your iPhone sideways and the picture elongates and enlarges. Keep your touchscreen and Read More