Enjoy photos of 500+ friends with straws in THIRTY-SIX countries, on FIVE continents! (Antarctica coming in 2023)

We are FAR beyond the tipping point of plastic pollution.
Plastic recycling is a distraction promoted by petrochemical companies.

What do you do when you find your bathtub overflowing, get a mop or turn off the faucet? Plastic bag bans, straw bans, and such, are like grabbing a mop. We must turn off the faucet by stopping new plastic production.

Humans in 2022, NOW, ingest one credit card worth of plastic per week.

Grateful Dead Icon, Phil Lesh!

Darryl Jones! Official non-Official Rolling Stone and Chicago Native


Living Legend, Booker T. Jones

Godfather of British Blues, John Mayall

Beautiful, sweet, and what a voice! Cindy Wilson of The B-52s!

Mark Mothersbaugh, Legendary Artistic Genius of Devo and a Multitude of Other Projects

Jon King, Gang of Four, vocals, mesmerizing dancing and general onstage mayhem
Hugo Burnham, Gang of Four, drums and percussion

Sara Lee, Gang of Four, bass

Andy Gill, former Gang of Four, gone much too soon. R.I.P.

John & Adam Duritz of Counting Crows

Founding Father of American Punk Rock - Chris Stein (with Debbie Harry)
A metaphor for all single-use plastic
The inimitable Peter Buck of R.E.M. & The Baseball Project

(a PLASTIC FREE solution to dining leftovers)




John's Book Available

An American in Acapulco thumbnail