- The Cardinals III/IV is the tentative name for the next full band album. Ryan said in January that the vocal/writing duties will be split between him and Neal Casal - very interesting.
- he has a solo project entitled Magik that is supposedly rooted in soul (as of April).
- NME reported in July that Ryan signed a book deal to release a collection of his prose. The article also stated that he was to have some of his art displayed at a showcase.
Judging from his track-record and fondness for the outlandish, these rumors are most likely not true. But one confirmed story is that, beginning next week, Ryan and The Cardinals (now composed of Neal, Chris Feinstein, Jon Graboff, and Brad Pemberton) will accompany Oasis for a short tour:8/26/08: Seattle, WA - WaMu Theater
8/27/08: Vancouver, BC - GM Place
8/29/08: Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
8/30/08: Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
9/01/08: Winnipeg, MB - MTS Center
9/04/08: Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Palace
9/05/08: Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
9/09/08: London, ON - John LaBatt Center
And then there's that story that was vomited up from the bowels of Courtney Love.
For most folks, a year with no new material is standard, but Ryan has set the bar so high that it's hard to overlook. We'll try not to hold it against you, Ryan.