I'm taking a few days off from writing to head on down to Houston. My good friend Chris is getting married on Saturday. For the time being, here's some good reading material: Tom Waits' interview with The AV Club from a few years ago. Merritt 's Dallas Observer article on karaoke. Kyle retells his time at Touch & Go's 25th anniversary show. Eric ran into an old bandmate of his during a pitstop over the weekend. Finally, here's yours truly making a funny/insane face .