may 2018

John Bohlinger's guitar player for the inglorious show in the double-wide was a pre-icon-status Dale Watson, who proclaimed the stint "the worst gig I ever had."

Fish cleaner, kissing bandit, parasite host, or bad-luck honky-tonk bass player?

Jobs I have had.

I was a fish slimer in Kodiak, Alaska, for two summers. One day the guy next to me sliced off three fingers in the processor … while he was talking to me. When they stopped the line and told us to dig through fish heads and guts to find the missing fingers, I hid in the bathroom and smoked cigarettes never to return to the line again.

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