Archive for July, 2011

This post from Liz Smith at Beyond the Margins describes almost exactly what it’s like to be and live with a writer. Which is why it’s hilarious.


The Dead Sextons are coming back this week, and coming back strong, with two shows. Thursday the 28th, we’ll be at Bowery Electric at 11pm. That’s 327 Bowery at 2nd St. Then, we’ll follow that up on Saturday the 30th with a set at Hell’s Kitchen Lounge’s Voodoo Saturday in Newark, NJ, opening for our […]


Matthew Simmons and Bryan Furuness over at On Earth As It Is have published my poem, “Center of the Universe.” It’ll be on the front page of the site for this week and then move to the archives next Monday. Have a look.


If you want a book about the absurdity of war, Catch 22 is the blueprint. Here’s something from the Major Major Major Major chapter that took my breath away for its descriptive power: “Back in the ward, he found his wife lying vanquished beneath the blankets like a desiccated old vegetable, wrinkled, dry and white, […]