Jeff is a musician (who, like most musicians, holds down a menial day job) and writer living in Portland, OR. He holds a BA in

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Literature, Science, and the Arts from The University of Iowa. He has toured nationally and currently performs and records with a diverse range of groups (including Pilar French, Jake Oken-Berg, and Scott Gallegos). He is fascinated with culture and pop culture–where those two intersect–and how we simultaneously define them and seek self-definition within them. He also writes regularly for SpursDynasty, a sports blog devoted to the San Antonio Spurs. In 2007, he self-published a collection of stories and reflections he wrote while touring with Garth Michael McDermott.

He can be reached at

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