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Negative Return (a poem about a Space Shuttle launch and/or a breakup)

Well, it’s Global Poetry Writing Month again. I can’t promise to blog a poem every day, but I have a few I prepared earlier. Here’s one called Negative Return, which I wrote in 2015 in order to have an excuse to wear my flight suit on stage. 402 more words



March 13th in history:

Attorney Clarence Darrow, the defense lawyer at the Scopes “Monkey” trial, died on this date in 1938. It was exactly 13 years after the day the Tennessee House voted to ban the teaching of evolution in state schools. 77 more words

Today In History

Aimee Mann @ City Winery / Nashville, TN / January 23, 2018

Before the first note of the evening rang out, the answer to why I fall short of being a bigger fan of Aimee Mann’s music was best summed up by the singer-songwriter herself. 484 more words

Concert Reviews

My Happy Place: Ask Me Another

Last week I attended the live recording of one of my favorite NPR quiz shows: Ask Me Another. When I heard the show was coming to Washington DC, I squealed with delight and added tickets to my cart as Christmas gifts. 858 more words

Lisa Tully

Blogging the 2017 Grammys Category 65 – Best Recording Package

El Orisha De La Rosa Magín Díaz

Reviewing my play history, I see I stopped listening to this after two songs. I’m not sure why, because it’s perfectly pleasant music from somewhere else where I think they speak Spanish. 430 more words

Grammys 2017

9 Graphic Novels You Should Be Reading

Ty Burr, The Boston Globe, August 4, 2017

When the term “graphic novel” first came into vogue in the 1980s, it was seen by many as just a fancy-pants name for comic books — a self-conscious way of bootstrapping a lowly medium into social acceptability. 146 more words


Joseph Writes Fanfic drabbles, Day 1: JoCo

All this month, I’ll be writing drabbles about various fandoms (Buffy, Preacher, Star Trek, Marvel, etc), as close to 100 words as possible.

In honor of today being… 118 more words