Friday, August 14, 2009

Settling in

Your host would like to take this opportunity to laugh at you if you've missed the last few weeks. We've had feature poets Lindsay Miller and Doc Luben roll through from Tuscon, a pleasant break from my endless rambling with guest-host Trevor Fraser, and a slam-bang excuse for a hangover in the first ever Speakeasy Toast-Off.

But perhaps all this pomp and circumstance is too much for you. I understand. Might be a little bit much to process on a Tuesday night. Tell you what; we'll keep it low-key and consistent the next few weeks. So far, we're scheduled straight through September every week. No breaks. No buts. No alarms and no surprises. Just good wholesome 'Merican open mike.

So bring a newbie, it's the perfect time to get your feet wet. In the meantime, dig some photos from the aforementioned Toast-Off: