The Deadly Season

     |    Wednesday April 10th, 2013

It’s just that time, I guess. You reach a certain age, and suddenly not only public figures start to die, but your peers do, too, and you realize it’s just not going to stop until you do. I suppose it’s always good to be aware of your own mortality, but it never gets any easier. 

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Conversations With Dangerous Men

     |    Wednesday January 9th, 2013

Okay, I have a big week ahead of me, so I’m going to let you lazy bas…errr, dear readers do the heavy lifting this week. This week I ran into three articles about three people who’ve meant a lot to me in my life, and instead of merely linking to them and blithering on about 

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Does This Post Make Me Look Meta?

     |    Wednesday June 13th, 2012

Blogging about blogging? Yeah, well, sorry about that; I’ve been wrapped up in a huge project which may become even huger, and so I’ve spent the largest part of the last week thinking and working on it, and not pithy content for this blog. But, having taken my daily stroll through my favorite blogs by 

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Rock Critic: A Dirty Word

     |    Wednesday February 29th, 2012

The past decade has been a rough one for me (and for a lot of other writers, of course), as work dried up, magazines and newspapers died, and the publishing business started going off the rails. Fighting off eviction, termination of telephone and electrical service, and trying to find enough to eat are all too 

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