Below you will find links to some of Mick's favorite real-life people, places, and things as they appear on Internet.

Favorite Bookstore

Talking Leaves

Favorite College Creative Writing Program

Canisius College

Favorite Nobel Laureate

Bob Dylan

Favorite Photographer

K.C. Kratt

Favorite Pop Music Cult


Favorite Publisher of Books for Young Readers

Random House




Mickey's Diner, St. Paul, MN. 

Though he denies to this day his identity as the titular Mickey, the author has logged enough hours to certainly deserve it.


Talking Leaves...Books, Buffalo, Ny.

Independent, idiosyncratic and always full of recommended reads, Talking Leaves is a natural home for Mick.