Hi there. So, it’s been a long time since I blogged. A long. Time. Or Tweeted. Okay – I retweet funny shit and let’s be honest – I spend way too much time on Facebook under the guise of sharpening my considerably dull wit. But for the most part, I’ve been absent from this website. … More Hey Friendo. Time to get back in the game.
(previously published in Stigma Fighters) It was over six years ago that I found myself in a psych ward, my long struggle with depression having come to a head. This wouldn’t be the last time, but there was always the desire to get better and that had made all the difference (sorry Mr. Frost). I … More SOMETIMES YOU EAT THE BEAR, AND WELL, SOMETIMES HE EATS YOU
I actually want to meditate briefly on racism. The other topics are to nab the algorithm bots. Let’s continue. I was worried that the current book I’m writing was racist. No, not racist zombies. I’m doing something out of that genre (NOTE: I still have three books in that genre because that genre rawks and I … More BOOBS, VIOLENCE, RACISM, CELEBRITY
First, Ringo Starr: “Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke – Go and have a look in my bedroom, It’s covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.” Second, author Justin Cronin: “My inventing time is all done under the influence of aerobic exercise. Basically, I do all … More FROM MONET’S “Le Bassin Aux Nymphéas,” TO A WELL-EXECUTED FART.
Did any of you get a chance to read the anthology, “The End is Nigh. The Apocalypse Triptych,” edited by Hugh Howey and John Joseph Adams? It’s a great read – and the best part? You don’t have to be into that end-of-the-world-kind-of-thing to enjoy it. It’s just good writing. But what blew my mind … More THIS MIGHT HURT.
As Hunter S Thompson once put it, “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” Of course he was whacked on amyl nitrate and Chivas, but still, sound business advice. Before I closed down Photoshop and opened Word, I was an advertising art director, which meant that I had the hide of a rhino … More I ACTUALLY DID LEARN SOMETHING WORKING IN ADVERTISING BESIDES HANGOVER CURES.
In the kingdom of sleep I wear the royal robes. I consider sleep a sport, a hobby and a calling. So on the rare occasion I can’t sleep its usually one of three things: 1. The drugs wore off 2. I slept too much the previous day (which in my case I did because of … More It’s 5:00 a.m. somewhere