Wednesday, September 3

An Illustrated Guide...

"He dances like a noodle and does not get self-conscious. He writes straightforward lyrics about exactly what is on his mind, like a goofy teenager with a crush on the world."

--An Illustrated Guide to Jonathan Richman from Emily Nokes of 

Thursday, August 21

Yoga In His Toga


Kate Kingsmill of the Sydney Morning Herald reflects on JR&ML, The Doors, VU, U2 and Venice Beach. I can't tell if the author is literally in Venice Beach, or has been transported there by the music.  
Photo courtesy of

Sunday, July 20

One Kind Of Cheese And One Kind Only

After 8 years of working at San Francisco's Rainbow Grocery Co-op Cheese Department, this guy finally had himself a Jonathan encounter. Apparently, Jonathan frequents the store and is unsurprisingly a creature of habit when it comes to his cheese.

Here is Andreas's breathlessly cute story, courtesy of

Thursday, July 10