Meeting Tom
Just a thought from 17 September 2003 about .

I wouldn't call it chickening out as much as showing some restraint. But, yeah, Tom, call me. We'll do lunch.

For the record, the man was surrounded by a perfect circle of gibbering fans all intermission. That's gotta suck. And still he was very kind when I interrupted, said hello, and thanked him for making work that's mattered to me.

I have a short list of people who's work I admire so much, they make my heart go double-time. And Tom Waits is at the top of it.

This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “Meeting Tom” that I wrote on 17 September 2003.

Before this, I wrote a little something called “Porchlight Video” on 16 September 2003. After this, I wrote “On the radio” on 19 September 2003.

Porchlight Video
I had a blast at Porchlight tonight. The place was packed, the drinks were stiff, and the stories were great....
16 September 2003

On the radio
Remember that interview I mentioned? Well, the show, Invisible Ink, will air on KALW will air on 91.7fm in the...
19 September 2003

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Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the cofounder of JPG Magazine and the CCO of 8020 Publishing. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. More »

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