All posts tagged John Doe

Jodie Wiederkehr, executive director of the Chicago Alliance for Animals

Owing to the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing Stay at Home order, I produced and recorded this show remotely from home, the fourth program prepared this way at the Talking Animals corporate headquarters in Jupiter Farms, Florida, and likely the way the broadcast will come together for the next few weeks.

Jodie Wiederkehr—who, as executive director of the Chicago Alliance for Animals (CAA), spearheaded the campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in Chicago, which mere days before this interview, succeeded—describes what CAA is and some of its other campaigns in Chicago, and ones they assisted with in other parts of the country. Read more…

John Doe, X Singer-Songwriter & Horse Guy

John Doe—singer/songwriter/co-founder of the band X and author, most recently of “More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk”—conducts this live interview from the Austin horse barn, where his horses Red and Sugar had just received a trim from the farrier. Read more…

John Doe–founder-bassist-vocalist of legendary punk band X

John Doe–founder-bassist-vocalist of legendary punk band X (in the midst of a major national tour, including a stop in Saint Petersburg, FL), acclaimed singer-songwriter as a solo artist (he’s just re-issued & expanded his ’98 EP, “For The Rest Of Us,” now entitled “For The Best Of Us”), Read more…

John Doe–Founder-bassist of punk band X

John Doe–founder-bassist of legendary punk band X, a member of the country-folk X-offshoot The Knitters (who, after a 20-year gap, recently released a terrific new album, “The Modern Sounds Of The Knitters,” which includes the rollicking tale of a buffoon-ish slaughterhouse worker, “The New Call Of The Wrecking Ball”), Read more…

John Doe on The Dead Air Zone

While “Talking Animals” is my chief radio focus, I also host a weekly music show, called “The Dead Air Zone,” and on June 7, I was thrilled to be joined in studio by John Doe, the founder-bassist of legendary L.A. punk band X, who’s gone on to an acclaimed solo career as a singer-songwriter. Read more…