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Catching up with Merle Hazard on the Precipice of the Fiscal Cliff

Published on September 23, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Nashville is a town full of songwriters, obsessively searching for inspiration. Listening to conversations at coffee shops and bars. Falling in and out of love. Standing on dirt roads next to pickup trucks holding bottles of Jack Daniel’s while listing to Lynyrd Skynyrd. For Jon Shayne, whose nom de plume is Merle Hazard, inspiration comes […]


Published on February 25, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

There was much to be excited about at last night’s Academy Awards, with several thrilling and surprising wins, including Tilda Swinton‘s Best Supporting Actress Oscar and Marion Cottilard’s nod for Best Actress. Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova‘s win for Best Original Song (“Falling Slowly” from the beautiful film Once) was particularly moving. If you work […]