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Traveling ups and downs
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Traveling

What’s happening all,

I Just returned from playing a Calgary festival with Cynic this weekend. All went really well except for the usual nonsense involved with the airlines. As predicted I knew I wouldn’t get past the customs interrogation room.

Michael Smith must be the most popular terrorist alias out there. Once they found that my name was clean...again, they tried to pretend that my hometown in Long Island NY must be fraud. “We are not familiar with it” they tell me after an hours wait. I suppose the fact that they reside in Canada and I from the U.S., wasn’t a sensible enough reason.

Here is a blog I recently contributed to the sickdrummermagazine.com website, prior to this trip.