Hey folks, I’m putting on the finishing touches to the 2011 Addendum, and it will be available on 4/11/11. That’s next Monday. It’ll be a free download for the first 24 hours, so tell all of your friends as well! It’s loaded chock full of new ideas I’ve been fermenting for the last year or […]Read More Starving Artist’s Guide Addendum 2011 Available Next Monday!
This is the directory. It’s huge, and it took me a long time to put together. If you ever need to find any place around New York City that is cool, you’ll probably be able to find it here. I’m currently doing a few things, as always, including but not limited to: brewing a batch […]Read More The Starving Artist’s Directory
Hey folks, The dudes over at cdbaby.com just opened up a forum to find out how songwriters do their diddy. They’re putting together a little Ebook to help out songwriters and here’s what I put as my answers. If you want to put in your two cents, go on over to cdbaby.com 1.What does your […]Read More The Songwriting Process
They say no news is good news, and in this case, it’s true. I’ve been hard at work writing new book, which is stranger and more quixotic than I’d ever imagined. I’ve been reading a lotttt of metaphysical books, zen poetry and the like, and it’s turned this new work into some hybrid zen verse/philosophy […]Read More Good News, No News, and Things to Come
Well, the autumn chill is in the air around Brooklyn, and I’ve been meaning to update starvingartistsguide.com for a long while, and finally have chance to do so. Life is good and creativity for me is at an all-time high; I’ve been working feverishly to get the Starving Artist’s Guide to NYC in bookstores for […]Read More Five Ways to Inspire Yourself
Starving Artist Radio June Edition (Right click link above and ‘save as’ or stream here. We’re also in the Itunes Podcast directory by searching ‘starving artist guide’) In this episode, Johnny talks to professional L.A.R.P.er Ethan Runco about his web series “The Year of The Butterfly,” discusses apartment gardens, worm farms and more. With music […]Read More Starving Artist Radio: June Edition
Hey folks, the dudes and dudettes over at The L Magazine did a great feature article on Do-It-Yourself Music making, and I’m gonna post it below for the posterity. It’s by Jeff Klingman, and it’s great advice on places to play, people to see and everything inbetween for newbies to the Brooklyn scene. The Brooklyn […]Read More The L Magazine Does It Again…