Do You Ever Wake Up Feeling Like Marty McFly?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drive backward down the freeway while listening to “Jane, Jane” in reverse? Wonder no more.
Podcast Episode 11: Uncle Tom's Stabbin' Cabin
Listen to it NOW! Here: w/ME, DC Comics’ Batman: The Dark Knight artist Ethan Van Sciver, Oakley, Nehring, guest host CHV, and a song from the original Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th). No joke!
Up The Sails! Podcast 10 is LIVE, & I'm The Guest...
Witness my hijacking of the VanSciverTown Podcast here: Stream or Download » w/DC Comics’ Batman: The Dark Knight artist Ethan Van Sciver, Marvel & DC artist Billy Tucci, Oakley of the great white north, small town country lawyer Nehring, and Chicago news man CHV. Mikal Join me on facebook » And on twitter »
Podcast #9 Just Posted!
The VanSciverTown Podcast #9 (with me!) has just been posted. Download or Stream here » Van Sciver Town: The People’s Temple Podcast Project Episode 9: “The James O’Kelly Project” or “The Rule Of 3” With: ME!, DC “Batman: The Dark Knight” artist Ethan Van Sciver, Nehring, Oakley, and CHV. Join me on Facebook » And Twitter »
Lyric Video for Jane, Jane
Hey, I made a lyric video! Post it on your refrigerator to show me how proud you are. After you watch it, I mean.
New Podcast Is Live!
I don’t even remember doing this one, so it’s probably really good. Download or Stream here » Feauring the usual gang of miscreants: ME!, DC “Batman: The Dark Knight” artist Ethan Van Sciver, Nehring, Oakley, and CHV. Join me on facebook » And Twitter »
Brand New Podcast Just Went Live!
Download or stream it here » Episode 6 of the VanSciverTown: People’s Temple Podcast Project is now ready for listening and downloading. Featuring: Me (Mikal), DC Comics’ Batman: The Dark Knight artist Ethan Van Sciver, attorney Michael Nehring, Kevin Oakley, CHV, and producer Mike Dodd from ThisWeekInGeek.net. Friend me on facebook: facebook.com/cgMikal and twitter: @MikalG
Podcast #5 Is Now Available!
Download or Stream It Here! » Episode 5 of the VanSciverTown: People’s Temple Podcast Project is now ready for listening and downloading. Featuring: Me (Mikal), DC Comics’ Batman: The Dark Knight artist Ethan Van Sciver, legendary comic artist Billy Tucci, attorney Michael Nehring, Professional Wrestler and I.T. genius Kevin Oakley, news man CHV, and producer Mike Dodd from...
Podcast Episode 4 is up!
Episode 4 of the “VanSciverTown: People’s Temple Podcast Project” is now posted. Featuring: Me (Mikal), DC Comics artist Ethan Van Sciver, Michael Nehring, Kevin Oakley, Christopher Hugh Varney, and producer Mike Dodd from ThisWeekInGeek.net. Download or stream it here » Friend me on facebook: facebook.com/cgMikal or Twitter: @MikalG
Episode 3 of the podcast is up!
Episode 3 of the “VanSciverTown: People’s Temple Podcast Project” is now available. This episode’s title, “Form Letter Threats”. Including speakers from 3 different countries on two different continents, making us the most global podcast known to man. Or Wallaby. Featuring: Me (Mikal), Ethan Van Sciver, Michael Nehring, Kevin Oakley, special Aussie guest Darryn...
Episode 2 Of The Podcast Is Now Available
Last week, I started a brand new podcast with DC comic artist Ethan Van Sciver, called “Van Sciver Town: The People’s Temple Podcast Project”. We just wrapped on episode 2, and it’s now available for streaming and/or download at this link: http://thisweekingeek.net/roundtables/vanscivertown-episode-2 Check it out and let me know what you think! Friend me on facebook:...
Started a New Podcast Tonight
Tonight, my friend Ethan Van Sciver said “Let’s do a podcast called Van Sciver Town”. An hour or so later, we were recording the pilot episode. It features Ethan, me, Oakley, Nehring and CHV. Produced by Michael Dodd from ThisWeekInGeek.net. Check out our pilot/trial episode: Download or Stream it here »
Autour de La Fin Du Monde, 1930
“Autour de La Fin Du Monde” (Around The End Of The World) is a silent documentary (w/beautiful music) on the making of the 1931 Abel Gance directed talkie film, “La Fin Du Monde”. This documentary on Abel Gance’s film was directed by Eugene Deslaw, and has a date of 1930 listed on it. Although this documentary is a non-talkie, Gance’s “La Fin Du...
"Jane, Jane" Video Now Over 40k Views!
The video for my song “Jane, Jane” has just surpassed 40,000 views. Hurray! Let’s celebrate by passing it around to everyone and making them kick it up to 50,000. Video Link: http://youtu.be/JiIxjNeRBdE Thanks to Tracy Wayne Surgener for directing, shooting and editing, Matt Busch for playing drums, David Luesse for playing bass, Marco Chewball Zarate, Sterling Morrison and Kyle...
Help Get A HeadStone For This Little Rascal!
Everybody, It’s not very often that I push causes, but this one is special. Are you a fan of The Little Rascals? Or perhaps you know the kids from their original name, Our Gang? Well, Norman Chaney (AKA Chubby) was one of the gang from 1929 to 1931. A few years later, at the age of 21, he lost his life to a glandular disorder. Ironically, the same problem that enabled him to play the...
Trailer to "Freaky Deaky" is out
Check it out. Here’s a trailer to another movie I’m in, “Freaky Deaky”, with Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, Michael Jai White, and a bunch of other people who aren’t me.
Mikal Nominated for the People's Choice Award!
Hey everyone! Looks like I’ve been nominated for the People’s Choice Award (in the Detroit Music Awards), sponsored by Vitamin Water. It’s extremely easy to vote, and you’re allowed to vote once per email address per day. ie: You can vote from a million different email addresses if you want, and you can do it every single day! Voting ends April 23rd. This is totally easy: ...
"Only Enemies..." artist Kamil Vojnar on Facebook
The artist behind my “Only Enemies Tell The Truth… Friends And Lovers Lie Endlessly” album artwork, Kamil Vojnar, now has a facebook page for you to check out. Friend him right here! Tell him I sent you. You can also check out more of his artwork at KamilVojnar.com. Mikal
Mikal's very first Hamster fan!
I love this.
Writeup by "Indie Discovery", from France
The Indie Discovery, a music blog from France, has done a write up on me. Check it out! On The Indie Discovery » Mikal
"Have a Little Faith" film released
One of the movies I was in recently, “Have a Little Faith” (based on the Mitch Albom book of the same name), premiered on ABC this past Sunday, November 27th. It stars Laurence Fishburne, Martin Landau, Bradley Whitford, and a bunch of other people. I play one of Mitch’s colleagues in the press box scene at Ford Field (The Detroit Lions’ football stadium). It’s being...
Just worked on the film "Sparkle"
I spent 3 days working on a film called “Sparkle” recently. A remake of the 1976 film which was set in the late 50s, but this one is set in the late 60s. And no, there are no hippies in this film. It’s a bit more high class than that. ;) My parts were all done at the legendary “Cliff Bell’s” bar in Detroit. The film stars Whitney Houston, Cee-lo, Jordin Sparks,...
The Phantom Creeper presents: Welcome To The...
October 29th, 2011: Mikal’s Halloween Horror Extravaganza, entitled “The Phantom Creeper presents: Welcome to The Phantasmagorium” will invade Brighton, Michigan. Starts at 7 pm. Don’t miss it. That is, unless you are faint of heart, or haven’t fully paid up your insurance premiums. RSVP on Facebook Event Page » Mikal
"Jane, Jane" featured song of the week
“Jane, Jane” is the featured song of the week over at ETalentShowcase.com. Check it out! Mikal
I was 15 years old and had just moved to California to live with my mother. While browsing musician ads in the local classified paper, The Recycler, I came across an ad from a drummer and decided to give them a call. The drummer’s name was Paul, and he stated in an apologetic tone, “I’m only 17, I hope that’s not a problem.” (I later found out he was 15, and had been lying about his age, just in...
"Jane, Jane" Official Video now online
The official video for “Jane, Jane” is now out! Check it out below. View and leave comments on the youtube page HERE »
Mikal in "Have A Little Faith", The Movie
This week, I worked in a movie called “Have A Little Faith”, based on the book by Mitch Albom. It starts Martin Landau, Bradley Whitford, Laurence Fishburne, and I’m sure a few others that you would recognize. I appear in several scenes which were filmed during the 3 days that I worked on the film, including the wrap on July 22nd. I would tell you role I played, but I’d...
Just worked on a movie called "Freaky Deaky"
Yesterday (Thursday), I had the great opportunity to be in a movie called “Freaky Deaky”, with Christian Slater. The film is set in 1974, which called for a lot of period specific visuals. I was in two scenes, playing a grip in a fake film crew. In other words, we were a fake film crew filming a fake film within the real film. It’s being directed by Charles Mathau (Walter’s...
Final 100 of Travis Barker contest
Just wanted to let everyone know, I just found out I’m in the final 100 of the “Travis Barker Produces Your Next Album” contest. Travis is personally going over the final 100 right now. Mikal
Live audio from The Jerk Show interview
On June 17th, I interviewed with The Jerk Show, a radio show out of Las Vegas on KLAV 1230 AM. The podcast has now been posted with the interview and music. The full interview is in hour 1. But, you can hear comments on the music as they play tracks during all 3 hours of the show. Download individual hours of the show below. Hour 1 (interview and music) » Hour 2 (music,...
Live on the Pam Rossi show, this Tuesday
This Tuesday, May 24th, from noon to 1pm EST, I will be live on the Pam Rossi radio show, performing and talking. Check it out anywhere in the world, live on http://UDetroitRadio.com. You may even be able to call in, but you’ll have to listen to see if they give out the number. RSVP on Facebook » Mikal
May 16th - Live on Zaldor's World radio
I’ll be appearing on Zaldor’s World radio show today from 7pm to 10pm along with Les Zaldor. Live performances, interview, and more! Listen live on TapDetroit.com or with the TuneIn app! Mikal
Mikal on FOX Toledo, Wednesday, April 20th
FOX Toledo taping happened today, as scheduled. The piece should be airing this Wednesday night on the news, following American Idol. Check it out! Mikal
FOX Toledo Taping this Sunday, 4/17
FOX Toledo (Channel 11) will be taping a live performance and interview with MIKAL this Sunday, April 17th. Come on down and be part of the crowd in front of the stage! You may see yourself on TV afterward. Be there at 2 pm! Location: Bunker (Mulvaney’s Bunker) 4945 Dorr Street Toledo, OH 43615 RSVP On The Facebook Event Page » MIKAL
"Open Hearts" video featured on JDPR
The fan video for “Open Hearts (J.D. & Elliot)” is featured on the homepage of the Joe Dolan PR website (a PR company that I work with). Check it out » Mikal
Win an iPad / See MIKAL at APCA Late Night...
ATTN: APCA National 2011 Delegates! Want to win an iPad? You’re in luck. Metropolis (my agency) is giving away 3 of them at the Late Night Showcases, March 23rd and 25th, 11 pm. Must be present at both to win. You will see my showcase on opening night, Wednesday the 23rd at 11 pm. See you there! *We’ll be at Metropolis booths, 53-56.
Mikal Music Video - Behind The Scenes
Filmed by some of the extras.
Me and my Mom
Just in case you’re wondering where my stunningly fabulous looks come from…
Back when I was the same size as my dog
Mikal Showcasing at APCA National Conference
I will be showcasing at the APCA National Conference on March 23rd in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be for the 11 PM Late Night showcase. If you’re at the conference, don’t miss this. Mikal
Totally Awesome Facts about Mikal's "Only...
Totally Awesome Facts about Mikal’s “Only Enemies…” CD, Part 1: On the day that Rafael Popper-Keizer recorded the cello tracks on the song “13 Days”, his daughter was 13 days old.
1/7/11 Show in CT CANCELLED
My apologies to anyone who came out to the show to find out that I was not playing. It seems that James Fulton, the owner/booker of Shortie’s Pub in Oakdale, Connecticut, booked a different act tonight and didn’t bother telling me he was doing it. When asked why he did this, he responded with “Nothin’ I can do about it. Sit at the bar and have a beer on me, that’s...
NYE3 - Mikal's New Year's Eve-Eve-Eve Party
I’ve decided that just one New Year’s Eve party in one city isn’t enough. So, I’ll be holding one at Dick O’ Dow’s in Birmingham, Michigan on December 29th for all of my Michigan friends. RSVP on the Facebook Event Page » Mikal
Mikal's New Year's Rockin' Eve Spectacular
Just like Dick Clark, except they won’t force me to keep doing it after I’m no longer able to speak, and Ryan Seacrest won’t be taking over for me (I think). Come join me for New Year’s Eve as I play an extended length show at Eddy & Iggy’s in Lakeland (near Cleveland), Ohio. Doors open at 5 pm, I go on around 9 pm, and they’ll be open until 2:30...
Mikal's Holiday Show
This Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010: Mikal’s Holiday Show will be invading Mulvaney’s Bunker in Toledo, Ohio. This will be an extended length Acoustic Campfire style show, at least 3 hours long. I’ll be throwing in some of my favorite holiday and Christmas songs, so be ready to sing along. Get your Santa hats and Elf ears and head on down. Mikal
"I'm Not Interested In Being A Dead Hero" - John...
On this 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death, Rolling Stone magazine publishes an interview that was done just 3 days before he was shot. “…illusions they’ve (the media) created about artists. It’s like idol worship. They only like people when they’re on their way up. I cannot be on the way up again. What they want is dead heroes, like Sid Vicious and ...
Jane, Jane is Song Of The Day on MadeLoud.com
“Jane, Jane” has just made Song of the Day on madeloud.com. Check it out » Mikal
New Extended Length Acoustic Campfire Tour
Today, I’m playing the first show of my new extended length acoustic shows, in what I’m hereby dubbing The Acoustic Campfire Tour. Not only will I be playing my tunes, but I will be also playing a ton of my favorite songs to cover. In my own style, of course. So, it’s kind of like sitting around the campfire with a ton of your friends while one of them plays guitar and everyone...