“PEHDTSCKJMBA” (pronounced “pedskujumba”) is the word from Tom Waits, who just announced a rare U.S. summer tour.  Unfortunetly, the closest he gets to the Northeast seems to be Tennessee, which means I certainly will miss out on any chance of seeing one of my all-time favorite song-writers and musicians on stage live.  Seriously, two shows in Alabama, one in Mississippi and nothing in NYC or Boston?  In typical fashion, Waits’ press conference is anything but typical: