GRAYSCALE

  This life is inconceivably beautiful. It is a life of the mind. It is always late summer, the blacks…

BEDTIME

FILM CLIP: THE TREACHEROUS COCK   Nighty night, kiddies…

AND ANOTHER THING…

  THE RACE/ GENDER/ BODY/ BELIEF SYSTEM VICTIMOLOGICAL STANLEY CUP   What nobody really talks about is the stiffly vicious…

QnA

    Q: If you’re so good, why haven’t I heard of you? A:  Well, you’re good and I haven’t…

JESUS in VEGAS: a Novella

  Writing seriously for twenty years (and writing unseriously for at least a decade before that) will, as it did…

ERM… WHAT?

  One of the cluster of linked novels I’m about half-way through is set in 1974. I got nearly (a…

morning news: a pome

sipping i read Jerhonda Pace was just      15 when she  met her musical idol, R. Kelly,     outside…

HOMO ZERO

  for Comrade EC, who’s happy in Heaven with Francoise Sagan now PROLOGUE: I am Born, Elvis Reports to Nixon, Primates…

30 under 30 (a pome)

There are two kinds of neat endings: the satisfying circle that ends where it began, and the straight line that…

WHAT IS LEFT

I’ve never been a swooning fan of Cornel West’s presentation (like those other On-Camera Academics, Slavoj Zizek and Camille Paglia,…

RAISED in a REVOLUTION

  Unlike many reading this, I was raised in an actual Revolutionary Movement. My father and his comrades were Black…

ME TOO, TOO

It’s good to see power-drunk psychopaths like Harvey Weinstein fall before they’re too old for the comeuppance to mean anything…