Watch Mike Onstage at Big Star Third Tribute

Mike joined an all-star cast of musicians comprising Big Star Third as they paid tribute to the legendary Memphis band in Glendale, CA, this week.  Click the link below for a recap and check out videos of performances of Big Star songs:   Members of Wilco, R.E.M., and Yo La Tengo cover Big Star’s Third … Continued


Remembering Mountain Stage: April 28, 1991

Today is the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s much-loved performance on the venerable West Virginia-based radio program, Mountain Stage. Check out their story dedicated to the band’s set HERE.


Michael Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Gun Bill

Michael’s op-ed on a bill that would allow guns on campus in Georgia ran in Monday’s USA Today; here’s an excerpt just below (click the link to read the full article): Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will soon decide if Georgia colleges and universities will be forced to allow hidden, loaded handguns onto campuses across the … Continued