On writing songs and recording:
After Snerd, I joined up with Pete DiBella. We worked on originals while experimenting with his reel-to-reel sound-on-sound recorder and mixing. Different musicians were involved with these songs including Ted Rachwal, who played drums for me in my post-Snerd band, South Pine, along with Bernie and his wife Kathy. Among the songs recorded were "The Question" (Bogush/Zebro) and "This for You" (Zebro). "The Question" was one of the many songs written by Zebro/Bogush while in Snerd and "This for you" was written after Snerd.
Favorite bands then:
Genesis, Emerson Lake & Palmer, the Beatles, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Deep Purple, David Bowie,
Frank Zappa, T. Rex, Traffic and Yes.
Favorite bands now:
Same as mentioned above plus Lucinda Williams, Goldfrapp, Garbage, Radio Head, Diana Krall, Midnight Syndicate, Roxy Music, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Trans Siberian Orchestra and many others.
I've also been busy rediscovering other bands from the '60s, '70s and '80s such as the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Wishbone Ash and Gentle Giant.
Tabletop gaming is probably the only hobby I kept up with. These games are your strategy type games (also called designer games) like Puerto Rico, Carcassonne & Ticket To Ride (to name a few) and include comical games like the Munchkin card games and the B-Movie card games (Grave Robbers From Outer Space). You won’t find these at the local Toys 'R' Us. These are usually found at gaming stores, comic book stores or on-line.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams, The Dragonriders of Pern Series by Anne McCaffery, H. P. Lovecraft stories as well as Cthulhu Mythos and Dean R. Koontz novels.