Category Archives: Creativity

Loudon Wainwright III returns to Columbus

In the summer of 1992, I had  moved to Columbus with my wife so she could attend medical school. I was working odd jobs, including a lunch and dinner shifts at a seedy Italian restaurant I was convinced was run … Continue reading

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Craft Halloween Special 2017

If it’s Halloween, it must be time for a  Craft Halloween special. Here it is: all the heartwarming family fun you could ask for in a show filled tenderness, beauty, and a pile of cats and dogs burning in front of … Continue reading

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Wild Goose Live Returns! June 6th

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And the winner is…Colson Whitehead!

Life is made up of surprising coincidences. Examples: Colson Whitehead was awarded the  2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction on April 11  for his book Underground Railroad, and he’s in Columbus on April 28 with the Bexley Library. AND he’s this … Continue reading

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Craft Goes LIVE: Lina Ferreira at Wild Goose Live

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The Sun Never Sets

Here’s a fun little tale all about nationalism, sports, and Oscar Wilde. Huge thank you to Columbus actor supreme Christina Yoho, who not only knocked the voices out of the park but also started this rolling by asking me to write … Continue reading

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Essayist Phillip Lopate returns to exploration of family

Parents are complicated. Over a lifetime, children watch them transition from the infallible arbiters of childhood into the frail collection of ailments endemic to old age. Phillip Lopate’s mother was an exceptionally complicated person. Two decade ago, Lopate interviewed her … Continue reading

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The Prometheus Protocol

Ever listen to a meditation or relaxation recording and wonder, “What do they really tell me while I’m relaxing? What if it’s something bad? How do I know I can trust being relaxed?” Yeah, maybe I’m a little paranoid. I … Continue reading

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Mariah Carey on Craft!

It’s another A-lister on Craft: Mariah Carey! Listen in for exciting news on her new career in the Rockin’ New Year.   A HUGE thank you to the inestimable Shawn Gould and ayote&olympic hiphop hard by Annon (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for [This]

What are you thankful for? Your health? Your family? Your friends? Thanksgiving Day, 2016, I’ll be broadcasting an hour-long Craft special on WCBE, 90.5 FM, and I’d like you to share a few minutes of what you’re thankful for with WCBE … Continue reading

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