Spooky Action at a Distance

Down this rabbit hole are many of the jazzy magical mysteries of modern physics: Black holes. The shortcuts through space and time called wormholes. Quantum entanglement, also known as spooky action at a distance, in which particles separated by light-years can still instantaneously appear to remain connected. The reward for going down this hole could […]

Good Grammar is Everything

“We are not yet rid of God because we still believe in grammar.” (Nietzsche)

Comes now JAMES BALDWIN:

“What I am asking is impossible.  But in our time, as in every time, the impossible is the least one can demand.”

S.F. Zine Fest: My Statement

This weekend, the San Francisco Zine Fest will host a panel on First-Wave Punk Zines of the Bay Area (http://goteblud.livejournal.com/). Since I am unable to attend in person, I was asked to submit a statement that will be read in my absence: While I trust that the magazine speaks for itself, both for good and […]

Interior Monologue

most every morning of my life i’m walking and, cause it’s a long walk, i’m doing alot of silent talking. talking to god, to myself, to invisible pals, you name it. first thing this morning i’m talking about the evil dead which we watched last night after dinner and which, much to our delight, we […]

Boy on the Train

Boy on train – military buzz cut; Texas accent. “Excuse me, sir,” he says to me, “but do you have the sports’ page?” Asks to help an old couple with their luggage. Marine? Sailor? Hard to tell in mufti, the usual jeans, sweater, sneakers. At most 18 or 19, creamy fair complexion, smooth guileless face. […]