Dec 29

yeah I shit you not, podcast nine is up in the usual places … including here. If you download it off itunes, can you please leave a comment … it’ll make my day … podcast nine is “about” writer’s block. thanks for listening

Dec 28

Around 7000 people will die today; various causes, and mostly unimportant to the dead. I never much think about death. I think that has a lot to do with religion and how much I despise it. I tend to think that all religion is only a means to explain, justify, compensate, and understand death, but it is not. It only uses death to further it’s own agenda, Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

I was on an airplane the other day, and my finger got “caught” in (get this, I kid you not), an ashtray! I suppose what happened was that one of the ashtrays which were eventually soldered up after smoking became banned on airplanes in the eighties, had come loose. Now I’m not going to make this a rant about airlines and their lack of soldering skills, but Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

By my calculations every man, woman, and child in this country will be donating $49.81 to the automobile industry some time this week. This is on top of the $996.21 dollars they already donated to the banking industry. This actually adds up to about $1400 per adult, but that math is contingent on every adult paying federal income taxes, which isn’t necessarily true. Depending on whom you believe, around 36% of Americans either do not pay, or actually Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 2

I wrote this brilliant blog the other day about how I finally discovered how being all dialogue and no story was okay, and probably the most perfect thing a writer can be, but it’ll have to wait, because my fucking computer crashed … well crashed is the wrong Read the rest of this entry »