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SONG: “All Downhill From Here”

July 18th

BIRTHPLACE: Greenbay, WI, but I grew up in Blacksburg, VA, and came-up in Boston, MA!

AMBITIONS: To keep entertaining and being entertained for the rest of my life.

TURN-ONS: Fearlessness — and pure, unadulterated talent.

TURN-OFFS: The arrogantly untalented — and the overly serious.


ALL TIME FAVORITE MOVIES: Blade Runner, Children Of Men, Super 8 (can you tell I like sci-fi?) and Beer Fest.

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Seriously, there are sOo mAny wackos in my life – Ducky Carlisle, Wonda$how, Daniel Beddingfield, John Fields, Taylor Locke… moSt of my friends are (proudly) crAzy. I feel bad for leaving anyone out!

A nice watch, a flask and a bow tie.

CELEBRITY CRUSH: I know it’s cliche, but… Zoey Deschanel. I liked her pre-sitcom, but now that she’s added funny as hell to that singing voice — and her style… maybe I’ll get a chance to produce her one day.

MY GO-TO FEEL GOOD RECIPE: 2 1/2 parts Woodford Reserve bourbon, 1 part Carpana Antica sweet vermouth, a dash of Angostura bitters and a Luxardo cherry.

I WROTE THIS SONG: with Jez Ashurst from the incredible UK power-pop band Farrah. Although both of us are “professional-songwriters” we spent the day just satisfying our melodic and lyrical ids. This song will be on my next album.

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