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9/11: 13 Years and we've learned nothing good

If it seems like I’m talking more about Hunter S. Thompson all of a sudden, I won’t apologize for it – we are, after all, approaching the ten-year anniversary of his death. 2,135 more words

Radical Politics

Fictitious Dishes

The power of food in literature is always surprisingly potent. I lightly touch on this in my post Bread and Jam for Frances. Fictitious Dishes:  182 more words

Book Reviews

Wake me up when September Ends

Pinch, punch, first of the month – no returns (unless you really feel like it, and if you do, please be my guest).

T.S. Eliot said that April is the cruellest month (I always struggled with the… 284 more words

Back In The Ring For Another Swing

Here I sit, propped up in my on bed, medicated to the gills, and typing one handed. A breakfast of pain pills and Bloody Charlies’s starts the day off nicely, I must say. 1,374 more words


2014 pictures up!

Hey all,

Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who came out.  I think the day (and evening) was a huge success. It was, in fact, wildly more successful than I anticipated.  824 more words

The Return of Gonzo

I haven’t been writing at all lately. And that’s not nearly as much as I had wanted. I set out to write a number of pieces for my “July of Orwell”, and I really only finished two, which is indescribably disappointing. 485 more words


Dr Raoul Duke and attorney.

“We spent the rest of that night rounding up materials and packing the car. Then we ate the mescaline and went swimming in the ocean. Somewhere around dawn we had breakfast in a Malibu coffee shop, then drove very carefully across town and plunged onto the smog-shrouded Pasadena Freeway, heading East.” 21 more words