2013 found Jim in the midst of the "Cookie Cutter" album, a project where he asked 17 different people the same 69 questions. From their answers he wrote each of them a song. The Cookie Cutter record and the details of the process were featured on NPR's 'All Things Considered'. Click the link at the top of the page to hear the interview, or click 'Videos' on the menu above and watch Jim perform songs from the record in his 60-min performance "Live From The Hudson Theater"'.
On August 22nd Jim performed with a 12-piece band to a sold-out Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. On August 26th, Jim's new song "I Won't Tell On You" was featured on USA Network's 'Royal Pains'.
He is currently working on writing a book of half-true short stories and finishing his next record which he describes as 'modern brothel music'.