Mike Doughty appears in the following:
Friday, July 11, 2014
Composer and indie rocker Mike Doughty made a New Year’s Resolution to kickstart a long-delayed project: writing a rock opera based on the Book of Revelation. How’s it working out so far? Well, the Earth hasn’t opened up to swallow him yet.
Monday, April 14, 2014
April Update: I finished a cut of the text, and, I have to say, I’m surprised that I didn’t have to get rid of much. Generally, I amalgamated angels — there are maybe two dozen individual angels with speaking roles — and I cut a large number of earthquakes. John the Revelator just could not get enough ...
Friday, January 10, 2014
What is the creative project you’ve been meaning to get done? Last year, we followed four listeners who, with our periodic encouragement/nagging, all reached their goals. When we put out the call for 2014, we heard from hundreds of people eager to throw their hat in the ring ...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Writer and musician Mike Doughty discusses his memoir, The Book of Drugs. In it, he describes his rise to prominence as the leader of the band Soul Coughing, his transformation into a solo performer, and his battle with addiction. He’ll also talk about his latest albums, "The Question Jar Show" and "Yes and Also Yes."
Thursday, February 02, 2012
Musician and poet Mike Doughty launched the cult-rock band Soul Coughing and a solo career during the 1990s. All the while, he struggled with addictions to cocaine, heroin and alcohol. He recounts that time -- and the New York music scene of the ‘90s -- in the darkly comic memoir, "The Book of Drugs." And, he performs live.