Danny Bland stops by Arts & Seizures to talk rock ‘n’ roll and fiction writing with Mike Edison and Judy McGuire! Danny has a storied history in the rock ‘n’ roll world, playing in bands like The Dwarves, The Best Kissers in the World, and Cat Butt. Danny recently released his first novel In Case We Die through Seattle’s Fantagraphics. Hear why Danny decided to write a novel instead of the typical sex ‘n’ drugs ex-rocker memoir. Learn about Danny’s past with Sup Pop Records, and how the label used to dominate the Seattle music scene. How has Seattle changed over the past twenty years? From yoga moms to homeless men, Danny’s entertaining them all with In Case We Die! This program has been brought to you by Roberta’s.
“I’m bored with rock ‘n’ roll memoirs to tell you the truth. My musical career wasn’t that interesting to tell you the truth… If you were in the toxic condition that I was in, your attention to detail is going to be suspect, at least.” [17:30]
— Danny Bland on Arts & Seizures