ABOUT LOB, host of Thee Word Thing...

Lob has hosted Thee Word Thing in many many venues.. but always seems to make the reading alot of fun and worth being at.

here are facts about LOB.

LOB HAS BEEN:
hosting readings in So Cal since 1993.
reading and performing spoken word art since 1985.
has in the past actually hosted 2 weekly readings simultaneously.
one of the former staff editors for Next Magazine.
was the publisher and editor of Thee Neverending Page, a journal of creativity.
and still is the director of Thee Instagon Foundation, a collective for creative minded individuals.
the creator and publisher of the Guttlepuddle broadsheet.
many things, but mostly the bass player, for the band INSTAGON.
(Recently voted the 14th greatest band in OC history in a list of 129 compiled by the OC WEEKLY)
in a room and interviewed Henry Rollins.
on the stage and slamming poetry at Lollapalluza.
one of the founders and producers for InstaNoise records ..
whose roster includes Sublime, Homegrown, Instagon, West Coast Harem, and others.

Lob has read and performed featured appearances in the past at:

SUNSET JUNCTION 2003
COBALT CAFE
THE COFFE CARTEL
LA SPOKEN
BEYOND BAROQUE
UCLA
UNLV
LOLLAPALUZA 1994
WORD RAVE's 1-9
LAGUNA POETS SERIES
JAM's CAFE, Huntington Beach
CLUB MESA, Costa Mesa,
GYPSY DEN, Costa Mesa
GYPSY DEN, Santa Ana
Santora Arts Bldg., Santa Ana
KOO'S CAFE, Santa Ana

ONYX CAFE, Silverlake
IMPALA CAFE, Los Angeles
BARNES & NOBLE, Huntington Beach
BARNES & NOBLE, Newport Beach
BORDERS BOOKS, Long Beach
and many many others..