Monthly Archives: January 2013


About once a year, I make it to a Broadway show. This year (thanks to my brother) it was the musical Once (based on the movie Once). It was terrific. It was also oddly like watching a scene from my … Continue reading

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January newsletter: west coast tour dates + cool promo video

Hello all! In case you’re not signed up for my newsletter (which you can remedy with the form on the right side bar), you can click through to FanBridge (my newsletter hosting service) to see the latest news: Read the … Continue reading

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Late Night Poetry: Monet Refuses the Operation

It’s time for Late Night Poetry, a new feature here at the Skinny (where our motto is, Elaine is Still Awake). It looks long if you scroll through, but you can read it soup to nuts in 45 seconds, honest … Continue reading

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The bitter cherry taste of rejection

I think this is perhaps to be filed under Be Careful What you Wish For, and also, There’s No Accounting for Taste. Do you remember my post about The Churkey? Well, it turns out it does magically refill with Cherry … Continue reading

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For those of you just joining the program: this blog is about shows, traveling, food (naturally), and the occasional Deep Thought. It debuted in January 2013, but I’ve been writing it for a while. Like, 18 months. It may have … Continue reading

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