Austin's Divas of Dysfunction are now accepting new clients.
Maurine McLean and Lisa Rogers, long-time Lone Star lampoon artists, travel the country co-facilitating "group sessions" and demonstrating that music and laughter are the best medicine. But you don't have to leave home, look for parking, and pay a cover charge to learn the truth of this shameless self-promotion. Here's one HMO (Happening Musical Opportunity) you'll want to join. If psychotherapy were this much fun we'd all have our mental health!
"I Need A Stalker," track number nine on SOUND MIND, won Best Upbeat at the January 2002 South Florida Folk Festival songwriting contest.
Lisa Rogers, a native of Self Worth, Texas, and Practitioner of the Flat Pick, has played in many bands throughout the developmental stages of her life. She was weaned on church music, cut her teeth on folk music, took her first steps to bluegrass, swore off high heels while listening to women's music, and found self-realization as a singer-songwriter. Lisa has three sheepskins on her wall, but she puts her grey matter to it finest use as she sings of life at its most bizarre; therapy at its best.
Maurine McLean, from Codependence, Missouri, plays bass due to sheer avarice, believing she's earning more money per note than a six-string guitar player does. Among the musical styles that influence her songwriting are comic opera, Mexican pop music, and TV theme songs of the 1960's. Music allows her to play with sound and meaning, two tireless companions. She's responsible for such Therapy Sisters songs as "My Finger is an Instrument of Death" and "Don't Touch Me When I'm Beautiful." Giving people the giggles by playing music is her greatest delight.
Lisa's melodic guitar playing and Maurine's fretless bass go together like hallucinations and Haldol. Though accepted by no major medical insurance, The Therapy Sisters continue to offer their musical mental healthcare nationwide, reminding you that if you're not part of the problem, you're not part of the Family. But if you are one of the best-stressed people you know, let these regular contributors to Dr. Demento introduce your tongue to your cheek with the most affordable therapy on the web.