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My New EP, At Last

Seven new songs! A long summer. I’m writing my 1,000 words a day, sometimes more, 1,250 ideally, and sometimes 1,500. That’s 4 pages, 5 pages, 6 pages, etc. Word count never changes, it’s the only yardstick for success this summer for me. Working like a mule! Ahhh, but it’s good. …

WRITING ON THE AIR

See you tonight at 6 PM with Martha Louise Hunter on 91.7 FM KOOP. The show is called Writing On the Air, and it’s all about books, what goes in them, who writes them, who reads them. The books are pulling into port and will be at Threadill’s Friday evening, …

It’s a long way from the Pink Pussy Cat

During the buffalo trade, Mobeetie was the mother city of the Panhandle. They called it Hidetown, because everyone lived in little condos of buffalo hide. Then it was known as Sweetwater, for a nearby river. It grew fast, with more permanent structures sprouting like weeds, especially saloons and dance halls. …

Noir at the Bar Austin Gets a New Home

Thursday, May is noir night at Threadgill’s. Join me and my pals to hear a couple of new murder ballads in my repertoire and hear real, live authors read their new books. I’ll be kicking things off with my guitar and our host with the most, ace bookseller Scott Montgomery, …

Vacant Lots On Fire

My new favorite band, the Vacant Lots. I don’t listen to a lot of psych bands. I mean, after seeing the 13th Floor Elevators back in the day, maybe I’m jaded. But I like this one. Normally I don’t care for 2-person bands, either, but these guys sound like a …

Timmy Overton Gang, Jesse Sublett's "1960s Austin Gangsters,"

Statesman story on “1960s Austin Gangsters”

Michael Barnes wrote a story on my book “1960s Austin Gangsters,” published in Austin American-Statesman on Mon., January 4, 2016: HISTORY Sublett scrapes Austin’s underside — again Author and musician’s ‘1960s Austin Gangsters’ elicits more gritty tales. Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 By Michael Barnes – American-Statesman Staff Turn over another …