A Portrait of the Artist as a Glum ManOriginally written for Episode 62 on Eraserhead (1977) and Freaks (1932). Interviewer: What was Wild at Heart about David? “Well, it’s about one hour and forty-five minutes. ~An interview with Toby Keeler, recounting a conversation with Lynch “Believe it or not, Eraserhead […]
Here’s a video version of a poem originally published in the Slash Pine Press 2014 Festival Anthology. You can read it and a few other poems inspired by our old mutt Lucy here.
Part of a continuing collaboration with improviser/guitarist Scott Bazar. I designed the track around the improvised pieces he sent me. He used guitar, an electric Christmas tree star topper, touch and sound reactive LED puppets, GE LED light stock, an LED Halloween skull, Ebow with a metal plate, a portable […]
Slicing Up 8 ½ Eyeballs Originally written for The Terror Test: Episode 44. Contains A Cat in the Brain (1990) and 8 ½ (1963) spoilers. “You can’t make love stories.” ~ 8 ½ “If I made Romantic movies nobody would go see them.” ~ A Cat in the Brain […]
A video I edited with some recent music I did for John King of The Drunken Odyssey. Below is a companion piece using the same melody from “Jolly Sailor Bold.” It’s ambient, if that includes soundscapes of a ghost ship floating over R’lyeh and awakening the Great Old One.
We talk about her book, Known by Salt, over at The Drunken Odyssey. (Photo courtesy of Bang Images.)
Known by Salt: Tina Mozelle BrazielA fantastic debut by an Alabama writer. I won’t say much here as I’m in the process of getting my thoughts in order for an interview with the author. She’s really busy these days. If you like poetry of place, then I think you’ll like this […]
When Kanopy sent an email celebrating their Joel Potrykus collection it didn’t mean anything to me until I scrolled down far enough to see that he had made a favorite of mine, The Alchemist Cookbook (2016). Ultimately, I fell for the promotion and decided to check out another one. Then […]
Shel Silverstein wrote the first poems I remember reading and they were frequently silly, but it was a silliness that kept me reading all of his work, some of which, is not so silly. Between Silverstein and MAD Magazine, I cane to enjoy language that had a sense of humor, […]