MI Spy

MI Spy Goes Rogue

Not long ago, I was hired by one of the richest men on the eastern seaboard to scope out a superb, high-end ax for his grandson, who was about to turn 16. I’ve ...

‘Keys’ To The City

Tucked in between idyllic Marin County—land of good eating, old-school hippie culture and scenic Mount Tamalpais hiking—and Napa County, which is otherwise know...

Searching For ‘The Bacon Of Music’

The other day, my friend shared a meme with me on Facebook that said, “Bass is the bacon of music.” Those words were printed over a pretty hot-looking bass cove...

SEEING RED IN THE BIG APPLE

John Sebastian wasn’t wrong. New York City is one hot town in the summer. Still, when you’re a covert operative, like me, with a rich client, you’re not just in...

MI SPY GETS HIS JUST ‘DESERTS’

Editor’s Note: Subsequent to our Spy’s visit, Brown’s Music closed and it’s now been replaced by Stan’s Music. The description that follows is of a store visi...

MI Spy Scores the ‘Triple Crown’

Usually, The Chief, cantankerous though he is, at least restricts our intrepid Spy’s mission to just a single city, within a single state. Well, he must have be...

Spyin’ In Memphis

What a great spy assignment! I’d be traveling along the Blues Highway, eating delicious barbecue and hanging out on Beale Street, where the music comes alive. I...
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Devil Went Down To Georgia

I was thrilled to get an assignment in the historic city of Savannah GA. I was feeling on top of the world to know I was going to a city known for its southern ...

Probing The Pacific Northwest

I got a call from The Chief at a reasonable hour, but he sounded frantic. “This mission is of the utmost importance,” he stressed, demanding that I journey imme...