Category Archives: writing

Maps to Adventure: You Are Swept Into Eternity

If you were a kid in a Western country in the 1980s who was at all interested in reading, chances are your parents and teachers tried to encourage you with Choose Your Own Adventure paperbacks. Atlas Obscura has a great article … Continue reading

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Wrestling with the Voting Public

I’ve been thinking a lot about the presidential election, and what I believe nearly everyone missed about the Trump campaign method. Trump presented himself as a laughable candidate to many people, despite constant primary victories, humiliating his opponents in debates, and massive … Continue reading

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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

I’m not a Tarzan fan by any stretch (though I do love a lot of old pulp characters) and I haven’t seen the new film, but I have been curious how it’d be received by die hard fans, and invested … Continue reading

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Influences, Part 2: Bob Elliott, Magical Realism & Hiding Your Hand

Following up on my post about David Bowie In 1946 radio broadcaster Bob Elliott teamed up with Ray Goulding, and for the next five decades the duo crafted exceptionally wonderful and silly radio comedy. Bob & Ray were heard on … Continue reading

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Influences Part 1: David Bowie, Cut-up Writing

No matter what genre of music, film, or art you like, the number artists and creative celebrities passing since the start of 2016 has been staggering. Putting the best face on these losses, the outpouring of tributes speaking to the … Continue reading

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