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Permanent Vacation (1980)

First published by EyeforFilm

“You know, sometimes I just think I should live fast and die young, and go in a three-piece suit like Charlie Parker. 774 more words

Drunken Lullabies (Dedicated to Jack Kerouac)


Yesterday was Jack Kerouac’s birthday.  I wrote this jazz composition in his honor.

I hope you dig it——swing baby, swing!

Broken World

I once loved a girl, her skin it was bronze..

Not the best quality photo I have ever uploaded, but it is very much related to this post.

Hello yet again,

As you might know, I am fairly new to the writing world, in terms of complete works and published works. 1,327 more words


UPDATE: Rare 1965 Eden Ahbez Single Just Discovered

Eden Ahbez wrote nearly a thousand songs during his long lifetime.

Less than a hundred, however, made their way to vinyl. During my twenty years researching Ahbez’s life and work, I’ve known about a song titled “Green Flamingo” for more than half that time. 843 more words


Living in North Beach

I’ve lived in North Beach for the last three years or so, by the heart of Broadway Street, just around the corner from Café Triéste and a few steep blocks down from Coit Tower. 894 more words

San Francisco

"Bucket of Blood" (1959) REVIEW

This is a Roger Corman classic. It stars Corman muse, Dick Miller, in his first role playing the recurring “Walter Paisley” character. Set in the beatnik world, Miller plays an uninspired artist trying to fit in with the cool cats and hep daddies. 96 more words