Publication: Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2nd ed.

I have just received a copy of my first peer-reviewed publication, Paloutzian and Park's Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2nd ed.).  I was the second author on Chapter 16:  Religiousness, Social Psychology, and Behavior (pg. 312). Our chapter was about how religiousness changes outward behaviors toward others - in terms of helpfulness, aggression,… Continue reading Publication: Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2nd ed.

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Jerry Gaskill Loses Possessions in Hurricane Sandy

More sad news from Jerry Gaskill, the solid, amazing drummer from King's X.  I previously posted about Jerry's heart attack that took him off the stage for months, though he has recovered.  However, Jerry has now lost all his possessions due to the destruction of Hurricane Sandy.  There is a fundraiser going on now to… Continue reading Jerry Gaskill Loses Possessions in Hurricane Sandy

Feel Good Music Coalition Documentary

I mentioned before that I was interviewed for a documentary about Feel Good Music Coalition, the label that features my music.  I got to speak about my own experiences, my friendship with Simeon Lawrence (Young Sim), and my general thoughts about the media.  Not a ton of my interview made the final cut, but I… Continue reading Feel Good Music Coalition Documentary

Top 10 reasons why the Curiosity rover listens to Dream Theater.

A friend of mine suggested that the Curiosity rover must obviously listen to the music from Hello Dolly, because rovers like musicals, and for some reason that didn't ring true to me.  What kind of music would Curiosity carry on that 4 GB hard drive?  The answer, of course, is Dream Theater.  Here are the… Continue reading Top 10 reasons why the Curiosity rover listens to Dream Theater.

NEWS – New musical project with Benjamin Zabriskie and Thomas Hatton

I finally have a studio set up in my new apartment and I've gotten some song ideas down for a new musical project.  Odes was a very fun, but draining, solo project, and after I got done I needed some time to decompress a bit.  However, I have always wanted to do a project with… Continue reading NEWS – New musical project with Benjamin Zabriskie and Thomas Hatton