Scott McClanahan is an award-winning author from West Virginia best known for writing several autobiographical stories and novels, the most recent of which (The Sarah Book, out this month from Tyrant Books; Talking Book is doing the audio version) chronicles the unraveling of his previous marriage in devastatingly kinetic albeit humorous fashion. McClanahan also makes documentary films. He even recorded a folk/country single for Fat Possum Records, and has collaborated with artist Ricardo Cavolo on a graphic novel about Daniel Johnston, a singer/songwriter/artist struggling with mental illness. The dude also digs soap operas and has had guns pulled on him.
•The filming for the music video of Patience took place on Valentine’s Day 1989.
•The performance scenes were shot at the Record Plant.
•Steven did not record on the album, but played it at some live concerts.
•The song was mostly written by Izzy