The Sinking Swing State?

When I talk with some resignation about “the sinking swing state,” I’m not talking global warming and the flooding of Florida. No, I can’t say I’d be particularly sad if Florida went literally underwater — that state is so weird someone came up with a Twitter page just to chronicle its insanity. Anyway, Florida’s not for me […]

29 January 2014, 6:48 am

I’m With Phil & That HuffPost Piece

No, this is not true.It’s been a while since I posted here, regrettably, but I’ve been so busy I haven’t had the time. BUT there is news…I’m with Phil is complete, we’ve submitted to 30+ film festivals worldwide, and next month we kick off the new year with an official fundraising drive!   Along those lines, a funny thing […]

20 December 2013, 9:16 pm

LONG SILENCES

I’ve been here, I’ve been there. I’ve read some books. I’ve put many more books down. I’ve bought a sketch pad, some graphite pencils, and have picked up drawing as a hobby. I got depressed for a while and found myself unable to do a lot of things. I also got hooked on the BBC […]

14 October 2013, 10:17 am

SOME FRANZ WRIGHT (RELIGIOUS POETRY)

While I ponder the essay I’m writing, with no end in sight at the moment, I’m led to Franz Wright’s poetry by a friend. I don’t know how much religion is in Wright’s entire ouerve, but the book my wife got out of the library for me was God’s Silence, and religion is certainly implicit in that […]

13 March 2013, 7:05 am

PHIL CAMPBELL, JR. (PORT WENTWORTH, GA)

The son of Fayetteville Phil Campbell also attended the I’m with Phil Hoedown of 2011. When I met him he was living in Savannah.   Here is a brief bio of him.   What is your full name? Philip Earl Campbell Jr. Residence: Port Wentworth, GA Age: 46 Profession/job: Delinquent Tax Collector   What are […]

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A marvelously drawn graphic novel, very short on text because it's so fable-like, but the story is quite good, too. Recommended.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:33 am

Haven't read it yet, just got it. Heard that the writing was great.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:32 am

Because I once dated a medical examiner, and this kind of thing is always interested if the writing's good.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:31 am

Read some great reviews of it, so I thought why not?

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:30 am

“Curiously enough, one cannot read a book; one can only reread it. A good reader, a major reader, and active and creative reader is a rereader.” ― Vladimir Nabokov, Lectures on Literature

Posted on 6 August 2014 | 7:03 am

Latitudes of Acceptance

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:00 pm

Instructions for intoxication

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:00 pm

Obedient intellectuals

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:00 pm

Looking Forward to Labor Day

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:03 pm

Lessons From A Long-Time Loner

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 6:37 pm