Jul 09, 2021 @ 10:58

My damn dear friend @davidodowda released a new video of his new song “Songs You Can Sing” off his new album HOOPS today and – as you’ll see in the video via the link in the bio – I give the performance of my career, so…

Jul 08, 2021 @ 17:58

The Jukebox Butcher is a weekly workshop event I host. Before each session, you’ll submit up to three pages, then I’ll work with you for ten minutes one-on-one based on five criteria live via Zoom in front of the other participants, who are there for the same reason....

Jun 27, 2021 @ 16:49

Starting one week from today, and every Sunday after: The Jukebox Butcher. Before each session begins you’ll submit up to three pages for review then I’ll work with you for 10min one-on-one live via Zoom in front of other participants there for the same reason. Get...

Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:26

I know I’ve been flexing my place in Porto a lot (bro, you see my balcony?), but my neighbor is a handsome wine bar, and tonight the owner, Alionardo, made me this charcuterie board to take upstairs because I have to work, am staying in, and I don’t remember if there...

Jun 17, 2021 @ 11:20

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/10000000_520493525803454_2491785437092546727_n.mp4 @fatkidlunchclub @brendanconstantine @theangrytherapist @andy86thomps @vanessasbennett @dene.logan @eckharttolle @joekowalke @gullyprincess * Jokes as I may be...

Jun 13, 2021 @ 07:39

TODAY! The 3rd of 4 sessions and any artist is welcome. Come exactly as you are. You do not have to have attended the first two sessions to participate in this one. Register on buddywakefield.com.

Jun 12, 2021 @ 17:20

A Regal Gait, new poem by Buddy Wakefield, out today, found only on @nymphsandthugs We Will Keep On benefit album. Today marks five years since the Pulse massacre. This vinyl collection is 16 leading LGBTQ poets responding to the Disarm Hate documentary alongside...

Jun 09, 2021 @ 18:31

The meet & geek before filming for HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. Thanks for sending it, @whoisdansully. I can’t remember if this is the moment I ate the back of my tongue because I found out Common was on my episode, or @ektrenchard was pointing out that all the food was...

Jun 08, 2021 @ 16:39

Come exactly as you are. You don’t need to have attended the first two. Details and registration through bio link.

Jun 04, 2021 @ 17:22

He turned 47 today. Has a beard now but otherwise pretty recognizable. Still keeps a tidy crib, various purées, and a powerful wide stance. Appreciates train noises, risky cereals, and competitive seismic burping. Remains accidentally sudden. Is totally gonna make it...

May 28, 2021 @ 17:04

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/191306079_351427642990026_738046765641794421_n.mp4 Was 1:45am Porto time tucked in bed last night when shit got turned up from the live stage they built in Aliados for the big game on a big screen a half mile away....

May 26, 2021 @ 10:37

Finally making new friends. This is Duke. Warm as can be. But his English is pretty ruff.

May 25, 2021 @ 10:22

Starts in 6 days!! *WEEK 1* While trying to finish a script once, a writing partner said, “Ya know, we don’t have to write something transcendent every single time.” I became confused, “…Yes we do.” Week one’s discourse is throwin a party in that house of...

May 24, 2021 @ 15:36

“Boy, go find your spine and ride it out of here.” From a piece I wrote called Human the Death Dance. I got a tattoo once when I was 17. Burned it off when I was 19. Never had the nards to make a statement like this with anything but my voice. @johno_s_24, that you...

May 23, 2021 @ 15:25

For all creatives. All levels welcome. Previous month-long courses with Buddy have built on each other from one week to the next. For the May/June sessions, each week is a new discourse and experience in creativity, writing, and language that isn’t scared to hurl...

May 22, 2021 @ 06:47

This is my mom. She once saved up enough money for an hour of studio time to record five songs. One take. I loved them and saved them on a cassette. For Mother’s Day a few years back I turned it into a CD. She’s too shy to let me release it, though I know you’d think...

May 21, 2021 @ 11:30

Only full-length concert release of 20 years on tour. Stay home with me. Go thru the bio.

May 20, 2021 @ 09:49

Yesterday’s lunch in Porto clocked in at 7hrs 45min. Our 10.5hr record pace was set earlier this season, but the team is looking strong to get back on track as we move into summer sunsets. To my three cancelled afternoon appointments, and the emails unanswered: it...

May 18, 2021 @ 18:29

Wrote a brand new piece just for this album. A Regal Gait. I’ll release the text after they get the audio out. Support them in that. June 12. * Repost from @nymphsandthugs • introducing the #DisarmHatePoetry project! we’ve commissioned 16 of the world’s...

May 16, 2021 @ 07:52

Just published this in Vocal. As far as figurative math goes, it’s the all-time favorite piece I’ve written. Link in bio.

May 09, 2021 @ 16:00

Me being quoted by the right wing, who were then reposted by the left, twice. My work here is done.

May 08, 2021 @ 23:48

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/176849712_820965931960898_4299248650623469843_n.mp4 “I wrote all night, like the fire of my words could burn a hole up to heaven. I don’t write all night burning holes up to heaven no more.”...

May 05, 2021 @ 12:06

Jon and I have entered into a number of rigorous pros & cons discussions lately about the idea of wearing only tailored suits from here on out. But recently, we’ve been forced to rethink everything.

Apr 30, 2021 @ 11:01

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/179025845_191402219465999_3011838513252614067_n.mp4 Started Portuguese lessons last week. Still...

Apr 28, 2021 @ 11:23

Became a Rob Brezny fan in 1995 thanks to @justplunkett and a Mark Twain quote he used about loving like you’ve never been hurt. It was a harsh cutting of cords this week in nearly every facet so you can imagine the big ridiculous smile across my face waking up to...

Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:46

Only four slots left for a men’s retreat I’m facilitating with these two guys at a lighthouse in Maine. Bring a bunch of love and lean it all into the landscape will still write like a knife and a kite fight. Don’t you worry. Link in bio.

Apr 23, 2021 @ 10:07

Nearly every day I send texts to anyone signed up for’m. I didn’t send this one though. This one’s for you. In case you need to hear it. If you want in on the the regular, they’re only $5/mo and there’s no bullshit or bother. Link in bio.

Apr 21, 2021 @ 15:54

I love this so much. Eight years ago today. Facebook reminder of the time I stood staring blankly towards the front of the IGA grocery store in Kingston, Washington. A cashier asked if she could help me find something. I snapped out of it and said, “my marbles. I’ve...

Apr 21, 2021 @ 10:34

Thanks @birdsnatch and @saviida for slapping my shit on suspect ad spaces. I hope this one covered up the bondsman of a bad lawyer wearing an edible cross necklace.

Apr 17, 2021 @ 10:04

The Berardi’s / @SirBumpyJohnson and I are livin on opposite ends of Porto at the moment so it’s crucial we update each other regularly as we navigate this new and unruly land. Once @joekowalke arrives we can triangulate to report with 33% more precision....

Apr 03, 2021 @ 23:54

*SOLD OUT* This is Box 1 of 25 original boxes of handmade cards featuring quotes by @buddywakefield, painted and detailed by Jan Seawell-Reckers. Each of the 25 boxes contains five original cards, and @janreckers saw to it that no two boxes or cards are the same. To...

Mar 27, 2021 @ 09:42

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/166194498_122158476575266_3865840407069943756_n.mp4...

Mar 21, 2021 @ 19:22

Floored. Thank you, y’all. Starting a new company is no joke. Not knowing you’re starting a new company, and at the beginning of COVID, was no joke. Things’ been snug. I put out the call a couple weeks ago to help clear my apartment of all the merch before I leave for...

Mar 15, 2021 @ 18:34

Been pushin my own wears to clean out my place before Portugal(!), but I’d be a fart face if I failed to show off what @hatxhats just sent me! Thanks Gibson! I lovx it. Hey and if you ordered from me in the last two weeks, thanks for your patience! It was a bigger...

Mar 14, 2021 @ 20:23

Moving to Portugal! Help clear out my apartment? Offer good til the 21st: $5 per CD $10 per T-Shirt $15 per book $27 per hat $40 per Zippo. $13.5 million sole ownership of my entire body of work, comprehensively. I don’t need it. I have it memorized. Will sign what...

Mar 06, 2021 @ 20:23

Moving to Portugal. Clean out my apartment please. $5 per CD $10 per T-Shirt $15 per book $27 per hat $40 per Zippo. Will sign what can be signed. Add $5 per two items US shipping. Venmo your address, order, and payment to @buddywakefield. DM me for international...

2021

December 2021 December 19th, 2021 – Hauled Off and Hit (week 5 of 5): A live online writing workshop with Buddy Wakefield  December 12th, 2021 – Hauled Off and Hit (week 4 of 5): A live online writing workshop with Buddy Wakefield  December 5th, 2021...

Mar 02, 2021 @ 19:56

Only ordered 100 of these hats to see how they do. Before I go settin’m up on my merch page, lemme just try this: Venmo @buddywakefield $32 (includes US postage) with your name and mailing address. Don’t worry, if for any reason they run out, we’ll either order more,...

Feb 26, 2021 @ 22:50

I’m moving to Portugal April 1 for four months to begin establishing citizenship. Got the apartment I wanted, city center. If you find yourself in Porto, let’s go for a walk.

Feb 06, 2021 @ 22:09

The BBC just released another article about two gay men who fled to Russia from torture in Chechnya, only to be returned by Russia so they could finish being murdered. If you haven’t seen the documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” then I want you to watch it and say “look...

Feb 05, 2021 @ 10:47

Last year there was an auction for what I thought were the last 5 hardcovers of Stunt Water. 35 more were recently found with the distributor. If you were one of the folks who bought at the jacked price, DM me so I can make that right as I promote these last 35 for...

Jan 30, 2021 @ 18:31

What to watch tonight? This is the only full-length concert I’ve released in 20 years on tour. It’s also the most recent live show recorded before the pandemic crapped on fun. Link in bio.

Jan 29, 2021 @ 11:13

… but there were knives stuck in the words where I came from. Too much time in the back of my words. I pulled knives from my back and my words. I cut trombones from the moment you slipped away. * Thank you @kayleerstewart for the watercolor gift nod to Hurling...

Jan 24, 2021 @ 12:23

Come workshop with me this Monday, every Monday for a month. 7pm PST. You’re ready. Link in bio.

Jan 23, 2021 @ 17:13

Starting Monday, every Monday for a month, i’m gonna give you a lot more than my two cents on your writing. i don’t care what level you’re at. Leave your level. Entirely new course. Recordings available for those who can’t make the live sessions 7pm PST. Sign up via...

Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:01

https://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/141467859_408060530415460_3027573978933263621_n.mp4 Ironically, the same two assbags sent me sober. Loves of my life. @joekowalke (video...

Jan 22, 2021 @ 11:04

I mean it’s not opening for the president, but I’ll take it. Thank you @fvpsociety! * Find “Farmly” on YouTube thanks to @buttonpoetry * Directed by @jamiedewolf Titling by @inkymole Music by fucking...

Jan 21, 2021 @ 11:18

Next Monday at 7pm PST, every Monday for a month. You and me. Awkward If You Have To: an online writing course on what to do with your writing when it’s embarrassed. Link in bio.

Jan 19, 2021 @ 18:54

I’m gonna give you everything I’ve got. You’re welcome no matter what level you think you’re at. Leave your level. Starts in one week. Link in bio.

Jan 19, 2021 @ 11:25

I’m gonna give you everything I’ve got. Brand new workshop starts next Monday, every Monday for a month. You and me. Link in bio.

Jan 15, 2021 @ 11:36

Oh holy shit, what’s that book he’s studying on the cover of the Bay’s Bookish this month? And who the hell put me there? Thanks for this, @inkymole !

Jan 05, 2021 @ 09:46

There were so many years on tour of waking up hungover to scattered vending machine wrappers. Now if I go off the rails and binge, I wake up sober to the signs of a feral behavior … half bag of Trader Joe’s prunes that had been violently drizzled in almond...

Jan 01, 2021 @ 21:39

Here we go. Get it out. Write it down. Send it packin. Heat. Take your clichés on tour. Get’m out the house. Show’m the world. All points of entry. Awkward if you have to. The presence of purpose. Every Monday. Jan 25-Feb 15. Happy New Year. Awfulgoodwriters.com *...

Dec 19, 2020 @ 20:36

Only full-length concert I’ve ever released. Live in L.A. Available through link in bio now.

Dec 19, 2020 @ 17:18

First pic’s from instructions I left a woman subletting my place in 2019, regarding an item I lost in the summer of 2018 … Found it! No one tell my sponsor about this. * @carloswfour

Dec 18, 2020 @ 20:32

Just wanna welcome everyone to the annual viewing of my pelican sweater. Lest ye think this is some kind of joke, please observe slide two, which prominently displays the trusty guitar my friend @frizzboom crafted based on the glory before you. It is recommended you...

Dec 14, 2020 @ 17:41

Been slammed with booking the 2021 Spring semester for Awful Good Writers and completely forgot to promo these podcasts after they were kind enough to have me on. Wishing for y’all happy holidays and a whole lotta success spreadin the good word like ya do. Love, Bud *...

Dec 10, 2020 @ 11:50

Still some available. My buddy Ben made each one. For burning both ends bright. Stuff it up your stocking. Or someone else’s. Link in bio. * @benjamin_ayers

Dec 10, 2020 @ 10:01

from the book A Choir of Honest Killers. Signed when ordered from link in bio.

Dec 06, 2020 @ 18:30

Perfect for lighting pilots, caves, Olympic torches, the 13th Amendment, and fireworks. Limited run of 150. Ships December 12. My buddy @benjamin_ayers made each one himself. For you. Link in bio.

Dec 04, 2020 @ 09:34

http://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/129316240_213694290213964_608761082195238011_n.mp4 Good...

Dec 03, 2020 @ 19:00

You Are A True Story. If you wanna receive the daily texts I send out, follow the link in my bio. Be great to have ya. Love, Bud

Nov 26, 2020 @ 20:38

http://buddywakefield.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/127854527_2752087478441959_752753153906042951_n.mp4 10 years ago today. When I wrote the line “Hiding the absence of your love is a mathematical impossibility,” lotta people don’t know that it was dedicated to sweet...

Nov 26, 2020 @ 08:11

To all my accountability buddies out there today, stay strong. @christian.i.lane @jodie.knows @thatsthatalejandro @jontogo @mikeblutstein