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Bell to Bell

I don't like being "busy." On an ideal day I work a few hours on my fiction, cook a few meals, spend time sitting under a tree with a book, pet my cat, admire my garden and go to bed … Read the rest of this entry

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My Special Interest

WrestleMania XXX coming to New Orleans (April 6!) has brought me a lot of opportunities to write about pro wrestlers and pro wrestling. As a lifelong fan, I'm very grateful. I love pro wrestling as a fan. I've never aspired … Read the rest of this entry

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When It Rains, It Pairs

It's a busy time. I'm looking forward to next week, when I should finish what I expect is the final rewrite of my novel Fuckboys before I submit it for publication. In the meantime, I continue to churn out what … Read the rest of this entry

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Fresh Embassies and Suits

While my novel, Fuckboys, slithers slowly through revision, I've been busy getting my nonfiction into some new places. This week's Brooklyn Paper has the first of what I hope will be many book reviews by Jules Bentley and here at … Read the rest of this entry

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Culture and Conquest

The cover story of April's Antigravity Magazine was my interview with New Orleans bounce rap legend Ricky B. He and Bigalow were great company, and rather than type up the interview as we talked (as I usually do) I recorded … Read the rest of this entry

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Off Twitter for Lent

The reason I don't have a television isn't snobbery; it's because I'm powerless to resist television. Back in the 90s, I lost a spring and summer to Baywatch re-runs. In the backwater where I then lived, one of the three … Read the rest of this entry

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Summer Thunderstorm of the Month

I miss summer. Been reading & greatly enjoying H.D.'s semi-auto-bio novel HERmione. It's no more semi-auto-bio than many novels are, but probably because H.D. was a woman and consorted with famous men, the book's dustjacket & introduction promise characters who … Read the rest of this entry

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In Print, Death of Print, Printing

Having survived another Mardi Gras, I'm renouncing Twitter for Lent, and my intention is to post more often here. To begin with, I've been remiss in posting links to some of my recent writing in Antigravity Magazine. In the February … Read the rest of this entry

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A Defense of the Robot Parade

Here in New Orleans, we are blessed with an overabundance of things to do on a given day. Last Sunday, my partner & I went to a Robot Parade on Piety St. in the Bywater, which I greatly enjoyed. Not … Read the rest of this entry

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Lost Dog: The search for a forgotten New Orleans superhero

July's Antigravity Magazine ran my essay/interview piece about Greg Klein's King of New Orleans, a new biography of Junkyard Dog. Junkyard Dog was a trailblazing African-American wrestler who captivated South Louisiana in the early 1980s, so Klein's book combined three … Read the rest of this entry

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