Puppet Theater

by Thomas Pace on June 28, 2016

Check out these video I made for a couple songs from the new record using puppets of my own creation.

Nothing Left for Me


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Trumpy McTrumpface

by Thomas Pace on June 1, 2016

Here’s an op-ed that I wrote with writer/friend Patrick T. Reardon that appeared in the Chicago Tribune.

Trumpy McTrumpface

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Highlights from House of Blues.

by Thomas Pace on March 3, 2016

Thanks so much to the Trippin’ Billies for hosting us at the House of Blues.

Here are a couple of the highlights.

Nobody There – HOB – 1/2/16

Tell Me I’m Wrong – HOB 1/2/16



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by Thomas Pace on December 11, 2015

There are the highlights of a little video series I’ve been doing at home.

Songs From The Stairs

Lost In My Parents’ Closet

Sonny Liston Has Died

Here’s one with help from Tom Slater

Lover Astray

New American Way



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September 11, 2015

Fourteen years ago today America was changed forever. I remember how afraid I was. It’s not hyperbole to say that my construct of reality was truly challenged. I felt a kind of permeating vulnerability that I had not thought it possible to feel. Nothing I had ever experienced in my entire lifetime had prepared me […]

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September 9, 2015

In October, 1972, in the jungles on Lubang Island in the South Pacific, Kinishichi Kozuka was killed in a firefight with a Filipino military patrol. His death made him, arguably, the last soldier to die in the Second World War. You see, Kozuko was among the last of what some refer to as Japanese Holdouts […]

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September 2, 2015

These days there’s only one name on either side of the entire American political landscape that matters. Donald Trump. Bet you didn’t see that coming. I know I didn’t. I mean, I wasn’t initially surprised to see him leading in the polls. It seemed totally in sync with the flavor-of-the-day cycle that defines the fickle […]

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Danstock II

February 4, 2014

On Thursday, February 6th, the good folks at Lincoln Hall in Chicago will be hosting the second annual Danstock. Danstock is a night of cocktails, rock, and fund-raising for which the proceeds go to Northwestern’s Lurie Cancer Center.  And all in the memory of Chicago songwriter, musician and sound engineer, Dan Stock. So, to recap, […]

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In the New Year

January 2, 2014

Like most people, at this time of season I find myself looking back on the past year and doing a little accounting.  I, like many, crunch the numbers from the last 365 days and take a good hard look at the bottom line.  I suppose the logic is that, by taking stock of the last […]

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December 12, 2013

  The first edit of my new short film, Rain, Rain, came back from the editor this week.  It’s my second short film. I’ve never really considered myself a filmmaker.  Truth is, I’ve never even been on a movie set other than one of my own.  There’s so much I don’t know that referring to […]

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