FATHER VONNEGUT

Reprinting here an essay I posted on an early blog of mine; published there, originally,  January 6, 2011… KURT NOTES…

FORBIDDEN FRUITS and VEG

View story at Medium.com A LITTLE READING LIST: YOU ONLY HATE ASSAD BECAUSE YOUR TV TOLD YOU TO. READ PAGE…

A NOVEL EXCERPT

  SIDE ONE/ CHAPTER ONE   Cowper Lundgren slipped into Benjamin Schamansky’s office with loafered stealth. Such loafered stealth that…

GREAT MOMENTS IN CRITICISM

Rock critic Robert Christgau (the “Dean” of American Rock Criticism) reporting on the Monterey Pop Festival of 1967: Hendrix is…

JUSTICE with a SMALL “j”

Several long-time readers (aka very strange people to whom I can usually relate) have contacted me about the “shock” election.…

MONSTERS in (de)BASEMENT

Wow. I remember this show from when I was a kid; I remember finding the guy who played the Thurberish…

MILLENNIALS, PUH-LEASE

You’re kidding again, right? Right? You’re joking…. you’re pulling my leg… I know when I’m being pranked!  The good old…

SUNDRY CASUAL DEMOLITIONS

1. Two days ago I was on a 2-hour expedition with a very real friend (who displays, however, many of…

RAGNARÖK

  When I was a kid of the 9th grade persuasion, in Vegas, one of the most embarrassing things you…

THIS OLD GOAT BUTTS BACK

  Age-ism is the trendy new, socially approved, version of Racism, apparently. I keep reading essays, posts and Tweets in…

BITS AND BLOBS [updated]

MEDITATIONS ON “LUCK” IN WHITE & BLACK Check out this Orgy of Oblivious Privilege filmed in Capetown (linked below) vs…

FLIRTS of a NATION

A seedy character with the early-’90s porn handle Rob Bliss has something to do with a seedy video that happens…