April 30, 2008

Mike Edison: I Have Fun Everywhere I Go

Mike Edison is a dirty old man. He is also a great storyteller, a musician and funny as hell. Being the former main man at porn rag Screw and dope rag High Times and a stint as a professional wrestler is good for an unusual spoken word album produced by Jon Spencer who created a nasty backdrop for Edison's off-the-cuff machismo ramblings. I Have Fun Everywhere I Go is exactly that -- fun. Not for the squeamish and the pious. If you dug Lenny Bruce and Richard Pryor (when he was a stand-up comedian, not the watered down awful actor), this one's for you. It is the sonic companion for his forthcoming memoirs I Have Fun Everywhere I Go: Savage Tales of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, and the Most Notorious Magazines in the World.

Live dates:
  • 05/19 Los Angeles, CA @ Book Soup
  • 05/20 San Francisco, CA @ Book Passage
  • 05/21 Seattle, WA @ University Bookstore
  • 05/22 Portland, OR @ Powell's Books
  • 06/04 Philadelphia, PA @ Tritone
  • 06/16 New York, NY @ Half King Reading Series
  • 06/19 Brooklyn, NY @ Pete's Candy Store
  • 09/30 New York, NY @ KGB Reading Series

I Have Fun Everywhere I Go is released on Interstellar Roadhouse. Release date: May 20.

MP3: Mike Edison - GG Allin Died Last Night

» Edison Rocket Train (his band)
» en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Edison

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