“You ever think how different life could be if you could just change one thing?” Okay, I’ll bite: How about if the Axis powers had won World War 2 instead of the Allies, with the United States partitioned by Japan and Germany into two occupied territories?
Filed under Local Kid Makes Good Department: Late to the pop culture party, my exposure to Bennettsville, SC’s principal comedy export Aziz Ansari prior to this Netflix original series was limited to a few episodes of Parks & Recreation. Charming, quick, and quirky of spirit, I enjoyed his character. Ansari’s sitcom sidekick schtick felt familiar in content, but appealing […]
Dang if they haven’t gone and done it. Or so it seems to this longtime Deadhead. Sponsorship. A corporate logo em-bugged in the corner of the youtube screen during the Saturday night live feed from Madison Square Garden, directed by no less a big-time, seasoned hand as Hollywood hit maker (if not precisely auteur) Brett […]
That’s right—not only was my novel Fellow Traveler inspired by the Grateful Dead experience, but its official release in 2012 came on November 1, the Day of the Dead. That I had first seen the band on Halloween night in 1985—a night like forever, as it turns out—only made the decision to have the book […]
Time again for this writer’s report about my various unpublished manuscripts. In this post I will reveal that at least one of these novels will see publication in the next calendar year, although the mechanism for such remains at the moment in a state of TBD. One way or another, however, I feel secure in announcing that in 2016 the […]