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A Passport and a Clean Pair of Socks – THIS IS NOT A TEST #20

You really deserve a gripping, original podcast every week. One where I’m rhapsodizing about something I love but that you just don’t understand, or me frothing at the mouth over (a perceived) grievous social injustice. That’s what you deserve, but this week I’m going to read you a bit of a book I’m working on instead.

The book is called A Passport and a Clean Pair of Socks, and it’s about being in a band. Sort of. It’s a lot like this podcast: a central theme that I can’t stick to. But variety is the spice of life, amigos. Never forget that.

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  1. Hey Michael,

    Sounds like a best seller to me ;-) Love the way you read it. Maybe you should skip the print version and just do an audio book. Can’t wait to hear more.


    1. Joel, thanks! It’s good to hear from you, man.

      I think it would take me a year to record the whole thing. I don’t know how people do that. I’ll stick to the typing and they can get Morgan Freeman or, you know, Carrot Top to read it. ;)

  2. On the upshot, the Swiss do make a number of fine cheeses…

    Good times, man! I’m glad to get a little glimpse (or a listen) into the book. I look forward to eventually buying a copy from whichever publisher has the insight to put it out.

  3. So great. I Look forward to reading the book. I have some slides of the trip if you need images.

    1. Many thanks Free Joseph! You were there for all of that, if I find my memory lacking on anything I’ll let you know. My memory is lacking in general, but I’ve found that just making things up fills in the gaps. ;) But, you know, most of it is true. I think.

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