LITTLE TOY ROBOT
I have sad news to report - my friend Mike, known around the blogosphere as Little Toy Robot, has passed away. I learned about it this afternoon from his friend Lady Crumpet and I'm still in shock. I sent him an e-mail about an hour before I heard the news - The Long Winters are playing a $10 show in Chicago on Oct. 6 and I figured we could go and see it. We'd only been together face-to-face once, when he came along to see my brother perform in the Chicago Sketch Festival, but were talking about trying to get together more often. He was going to come and see the band last weekend but was unable to get someone to cover for him at work so he could get into Indiana in time. I liked his blog from the get-go and I liked him. I can't believe he's gone - he will be missed.