Ventura County Fair 2010

This is my editorial written last year for the Ventura County Fair which is going on for the next week here in Ventura, Calif. This was originally posted on DisarrayMagazine.com. I figured I would share it with you Poppyc**kers that were kind enough to join the page. Hope it’s a fun read for you.

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POS, Dessa, and Grieves Bring Lyricism to the Troubador in LA

Never put this on my blog from way back. One of the coolest moments for me as a journalist, getting to meet and interview POS…
P.O.S., Dessa, and Grieves put on a veritable hip-hop clinic that showed the mainstream that the real spectacle is not under the big top, but in the sideshows during their LA stop on the “Every Never is Now” Tour.
**originally published on Disarraymagazine.com**

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Zoey’s Singer/Songwriter in the Round: Do You Really Want a Song Written About You?

With acts like Sara McLachlan, Jewel, Amy Chapman, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Natalie Imbruglia, Shawn Colvin, and Lisa Loeb, we started to recognize the honesty and beauty in the girl with a guitar and lyrics that will resonate long after in the strings of your heart. I know the S/S genre is not just women and not just solo acts, but in the nineties this is what developed and is widely accepted as the standard today. Go ahead, Youtube any of these artists’ big hits from the nineties and tell me you don’t get whiplash from the time warp back to the eighth grade.

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