His Life


Autobiography of Clyde Casey

May 1979

Issue of New Orleans Magazine

1980 (s)


The true story of Clyde Casey, a street performer who used surrealism and abstract art to fight crime in Los Angeles’ Skid Row in the 1980s, and the creator of a place called Another Planet. Also featuring the voices of Tim Robbins (yes, THAT Tim Robbins), Lonnie Johnson, Flame Simon, Richard Haxton, and Lil Daddy.
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1980 (s)

The Homeless Writers Coalition
by Mundon Ryder

MAY 25, 1980

The Commercial Appeal

"The Earth-O-Naut will Blaze Musical Path Across U.S.


Article in Los Angeles Magazine


Downtown LA News

One-Man Band Plays Downtown

1985 ?

Daily Bruin
University of California - Los Angeles

1985 (?)

Article in a Los Angeles Magazine

FEBRUARY 11, 1985

LA Downtown News

Clyde Casey with his bird perched faithfully on his shoulder, was out promoting the Pipeline Theaters last week.

Performed in Pershing Square 
with - - -QueSera (the soon to be - cockapunkattackatiel -), but that's another story


LA Weekly
by Helen Knode

JUNE 10, 1988

LA Weekly

December 23, 1988

Article in Los Angeles Reader

1989 ?

The Herald Examiner

Messed up from years of traveling, about the aftermath of the Fire at Another Planet, and the subsequent loss to the surrounding community of the Homeless

1989 ?

The Homeless Writer's Coalition
by Mundon Ryde

Another recollection, Another Planet 
To the Left of Casey is Mundon Ryder - Editor of The Homeless Writer's Coalition - which has it's roots on Another Planet

1989 ?

Unknown Publication

Article includes poets Samuel Emanuel & Jonathan. 
Yahke was The First, and most Consistent of the keyboard entertainers to frequent Another Planet

MAY 14, 1989

Los Angeles Times

"Missions feed stomachs and the spiritual nature somewhat"

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AUGUST 14, 1989

Article in Los Angeles Times

Clyde Casey, the creator of Another Planet, said that the fire has not destroyed their spirit. “Out of the ashes, the phoenix will rise,” he vowed.

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AUGUST 15, 1989

Herald Examiner

Proof there is still life on Another Planet
Casey received Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Bradley


New York Newsday

Performing on Broadway at Prince St/SOHO


Manhattan Neighborhoods

"Using his bank to bring smiles to the world".
New York on Broadway @ Prince St. in SOHO


New Orleans Publication

"The man who designed the pedal powered airplane is a real inspiration to me".

1995 ?

East Lauderdale News

 90s Bicycle journey through 5 states - from Tennessee, to Mississippi, through Alabama, to Georgia and into Black Mountain, NC.

1995 ?

Ashville, NC newspaper

Covered Casey's second state to state bicycle journey - this time from Tennessee to Mississippi to Alabama to Georgia & finally, to Black Mountain, NC. 


New Orleans Magazine

"The Forkmeister"



Featuring Clyde Casey

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NOVEMBER 24, 2008

Self Publication


Los Angeles Downtown News

Casey is an artist and musician knows for his large musical sculptures he call his "musical necklace".

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NOVEMBER 10, 2010

Sticks and Skins

Photography book of The World of Drumming 
In this pic are Dickie Haskell, Clyde Casey, Wade Birdwell, David Weinberg, Chauffeur for Jules Follett & Jamie Pastor

500 Drummers - including Clyde Casey (p.142), Ringo, Tommy Lee, Buddy Rich, Johnny Vidacovich, Zigaboo Modeliste, Steve Gadd, Louie Bellson, etc

May 16 2020

French Quarter Journal

The theme for the day was "Let the Essential Good Times Roll."  He said he wanted to "reconnect with the streets of the Quarter on the initial day, to let it be known that The Energy has been there all through this p@nd@mmit!!"

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JUNE 18, 2020


Clyde Casey goes out to get essential supplies. New Orleans, Louisiana.

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