nice to hear from you.
i can’t make a mixed tape because i’m technologically very impaired.
i don’t know any of the terms you mentioned.
i’ve never downloaded a song.
i live like a deaf person.
sometimes i listed to songs on ‘youtube’ … and when i rent cars in california (as a new yorker i don’t have a car), i enjoy getting to hear music on the radio …
that’s about all i can manage in life, technologically music-wise.
and a friend once filled an ipod for me but now it’s broken.
i used to buy cds but that’s gone out of vogue.
if you like, in lieu of a mixed tape, you could publish this pathetic email.
also, i once wrote an essay called 'mixed tape’ about a heartbreaking mixed tape that an ex gave me.
i think it’s in my book 'i love you more than you know’ … if you could find that essay, feel free to reprint it …
hope you’re well.
thanks for being so nice to me when i came to melbourne.
my travel piece for Yahoo was fluff and bad but there was one good transcendent moment in the thing, which, naturally, they cut.
And here he is, being the best himself: