This video made us nostalgic for fog. Fast-moving, blind-siding cottonball fog. Fog that slips its hands up the front of your shirt or pants death’s doggy breath down the back of your neck. Fog that tiptoes in on kitty cat feet, dissipates in the night on punk possum paws. Fog’s ebb and flow mirrors the […]
Last night I dreamed Michelle Obama gave me a radiator signed by Abraham Lincoln, whose signature, in case you were curious, looked a lot like he was just learning cursive. I took the radiator and stood in line for the President to sign it. (I never had plans to sell it on ebay, so don’t […]
Most people associate L.A. with driving hell. For some of us, sometimes, life on the road can be a little bit of driving heaven. You just need to keep your eyes open. And miss the first entrance, even if it’s the one you take every day..
Amazon recently sent me an email telling me my Amazon Author Rank was 11616. I’m not much into ranking. Unless you’re #1, nothing good ever comes from it. Although I do confess a soft spot in my heart for #2. Always have, always will. But 11616 I like. Eleven is mystical. Sixes are sexy. One […]
My new story, A Certain Fire, is a finalist for the 2012 Machigone Prize and will be published in the 2012 issue of The New Guard Review. I am not surprised that judge Rick Bass didn’t award the prize to a story about a girl who doesn’t know she’s pregnant giving birth after a conception […]
Spirits seem to follow me around. Jagged white tails of steam and soul, trailing behind me like toilet paper streamers. Is it because my travels take me through strange portals? Or is it because I am a walking portal myself, a vessel for an internal door that invites entry to those who wait for just […]