I was wrong in my predictions, though anything can happen within the next two weeks. Unfortunately. The winner by volume is Santa Monicans for Sensible Priorities and its variations. Oh, I’m sure they’re all different groups made of civic-minded citizens and business owners, but they’ve dumped the most crap in […]
If you haven’t read Ron Suskind’s article in the New York Times Magazine, “Without A Doubt,” go. Dude, go and read. And the next time someone accuses me of being a soft, lefty liberal who doesn’t live in the real world, I’ll send him this: In the summer of 2002, […]
…or does George Soros sound like Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog? Without the put-downs and poop references, I mean.
Almost forgot: Dan Santat, who was kind enough to illustrate my short novella, “Greaseguns & Feathers,” has a book of his own in real live bookstores: “The Guild of Geniuses”. It’s a children’s book, but it’s the kind of children’s book that adults will dig, too. It’s got giant robots, […]
Something I should mention: I joined a writing group about a month ago, and it’s been the motivation I’ve been missing for a good long while. Motivation isn’t quite strong enough; lighting a fire under my ass, that’s more like it. Our group is called the Fictionados. We have a […]
I have heard of Kobe beef and foie gras all my adult, gustatory life. I’ve always thought they are two items that are more symbols than foodstuffs. They’re the kind of thing that foodies swoon over, literally swoon, as if Larousse himself has risen from the grave, brought produce grown […]