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  • New Stew Record! New Negro Problem Record!

    ONE NIGHT, TWO ALBUMS Next Monday, June 18, is the must see music event of the Summer for fans and friends of Stew & The Negro Problem. This is a one-night-only, special concert performance and celebration, it will be hosted by (le) poisson rouge in the West Village, and they’ll be talking about it for…

  • Suzy Wong (lyrics by Stew)

    William Holden is a soldier and Nixon will not send him home with every card game he gets older so when on leave he needs to roam don’t judge him by his desires the puppet wires are strong oh William Holden is a BART rider bound for Hong Kong or Seoul William Holden holds a…

  • Stew & The Negro Problem: Curse

    New album releases this month! Warning: Explicit Lyrics

  • Awesome blog post about Stew fanhood.

    color me passing strange on the BOX blog is worth a read for Stew, Negro Problem and Passing Strange fans. It aligns with many of my own experiences, particularly the Adams Avenue Music festival and Java Joe’s in Ocean Beach. It also links to some of the lyrics I have posted over the years. Stew,…

  • Demonically Energized, by Stew

    Demonically Energized L.A.’s ruled by gurus, and New York’s ruled by shrinks: at least that’s what my uncle, in Kansas thinks. He’s got all my records; they’ve been thoroughly analyzed. He’s come to the conclusion I’m demonically energized. He said “If you choose to engage, in experimental sex, or write freakish novels that are willfully…

  • In Brief: Happily

    Last night at LA Flash: Chumby Fest! I had the incredible thing happen, I won a Chumby. It’s cute, and hackable. I will be adoring its cuteness and hacking its hackability when I get some time. Work is busy right now, and I’m enjoying it a great deal. It’s stretched my OO skills in PHP5,…

  • Drop Everything for this Stew Interview

    Interview with Stew Hilarious and insightful, as he often is: Here’s a quote! What did you know about theater or Broadway before you developed this show? Very little. I had a lot of respect for people like Bertolt Brecht. I had read Brecht, and he touches a lot of rock performers more than any other…

  • Stew on Theater Talk

    Very enjoyable. And also: Stew Plays Drunk at the Obies (read the whole thing), it does get a bit too wild for work: Because of Stew, I am looking forward to the Tony Awards. I don’t believe it either.

  • Passing Strange on iTunes May 27, 2008

    And more Stew news! Can’t wait! Strange’ soundtrack on iTunes Cast recording exclusive to Apple By GORDON COX “Passing Strange” will be the first Broadway tuner to release its original cast recording exclusively on iTunes, more than a month before the CD arrives in stores. Ghostlight Records’ digital release, set for May 27, makes the…

  • Seven Nominations for Passing Strange

    I don’t usually have cause to watch the Tony Awards. This year is different though. Passing Strange–the show which is the brainchild of Stew and Heidi Rodewald, both of the band The Negro Problem–:is nominated for seven Tony Awards! Best Musical Best Original Score Best Book of a Musical Best Orchestrations (Stew & Heidi Rodewald)…

  • Passing Strange on The View

    Yesterday I blogged that Passing Strange would be on The View, and here it is, posted to YouTube by Jeff Downing! I’m so proud of stew! He just blogged about it too!


  • Misc, Art, Mother’s Day

    It’s been a long while since I did a full wrap up of what I’m looking at and reading. So here’s some miscellaneous stuff I’ve read and thought about and watched and listened to. Tom Bickle asked some really interesting philosophical questions today: How entitled?: What’s in a name? Surely, any communication carries with it…

  • Where There’s a Misc There’s a Way

    The language in this is not safe for work, but the sentiments are important: How to Irritate and Annoy People in the Name of Blogging A lot of people I know or know of are blogging about the fires in San Diego: Sassy, JeSais, MAS, MissEwon, Chuck, and Geoff. Also, people I haven’t met: Raph…

  • Black Men Ski

    I will update this post later, but today this video for Black Men Ski by Stew and Heidi has made me pretty ecstatic. Look for a longer post and transcribed lyrics when I have some time to spare. Right now, I don’t! Black men go to Aspen and rent colorful chalets Giggle at the questions…

  • stew sez 2.0

    wie geht’s y’all: stew sez, originally started back in 2003 for stew to vent some writing, has been given a facelift and new interface — it’s a blog. i’m proud to have been able to set this up for stew, and am looking forward to reading more and eventually seeing “passing strange” too. check it…

  • latimes: Just Stew being Stew

    calendarlive.com: THEATER – Just Stew being Stew I *heart* Stew. I hope to see this show eventually.


  • stew plays, joe mulls

    So the 50 minute Stew show yesterday was wonderful. Totally worth the train ride and Dash ride and lack of usable WiFi signals at California Plaza. I even got to take a few minutes to say hey to Stew. I am such a fan. I actually met him in September last year. I’ve posted some…

  • USA Today Likes Stew

    USA Today reviews Something Deeper Than These Changes: Stew, Something Deeper Than These Changes (***) On his solo outings, of which this is the third, the lead singer of L.A. pop eccentrics the Negro Problem is frequently compared to Burt Bacharach. I find his sinuous melodic twists and articulate but sometimes-oblique lyrics (“lunch box mind”)…