Actors, in ancient Greece, wore masks when they performed. The exaggerated expressions allowed the large audience to see the conveyed emotion before the actor spoke; and, the masks often amplified the voices of the performers; as an added bonus, actors didn’t have to wash their faces before a performance. The Mask was quite a departure […]Read More Mask Facts that I’d Like to Cover Up
I used to worry about dying young; now, I just worry about dying. I used to worry about going bald; now, I just worry about my hat blowing off. I used to worry about getting fat; now, I just worry that I’m not worried about getting fat. I used to worry about being publicly humiliated; […]Read More Stuff I Used to Worry About
One Star An Affront to God and Some of God’s Friends What can I say? I found his prose to be cloying, his plot points lacking and his client not guilty by reason of insanity. I found his metaphors on species to be labored and his metaphors on labor to be specious. The book is […]Read More Expected Reviews of My Book
I wrote a book called, “The Death of Time”, which was a taut political thriller in that it was about thrilling politics that were also kind of taut. It was a hundred thousand words of pure excitement that had presidents and beautiful powerful women and billionaires and spies and billionaire spies. I would say that […]Read More The Death of Time and the Little Gray Kittens that Live on the Hill
I’m a hunter. You know… aim, shoot, aim, shoot, aim, shoot, sorry about your car. Every weekend, I go out into the woods and kill any animals that I’m legally allowed to, plus any poorly-tended livestock I come across. I AM A SPORTSMAN. My ball is the bullet; my arena, the forest; and, my opponent […]Read More I am Hunter!
Life is what happens to you while you are making other plans. Death is what happens to you when you are making other plans while standing in a crosswalk. It’s hard to define life and death… if something thrived as a plasma on the surface of our Sun would it be alive? And, if it […]Read More Excerpt From Book I’m Working on
Do you list “Las Vegas” as a dependent on your taxes? When your father gets sick do you try to get odds on his recovery? Is gambling interfering with your work and your work is treating gambling addiction? Do you try to recover gambling losses by gambling? And, when you get caught, do you try […]Read More Do You Have a Gambling Problem?