Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why Is Allen Ginsberg Shadowing Me? (1965)

North Beach, San Francisco Wherever I go this morning I see Allen Ginsberg, the poet and author of Howl. He was in City Lights Books earlier when I left a message at the sales desk for my wife, Gina. He … Continue reading

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My Nomination For Man Of The Year

Some people who need medical care but can’t afford it go to the emergency room. Others just hope they’ll get better. James Richard Verone robbed a bank. Earlier this month, Verone (pictured), a 59-year-old convenience store clerk, walked into a … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

There really is nothing quite as much fun as blowing minds, even more so the mind of an inquisitive child. What happens if your brain is in a jar in a room with a billion jars, etc., etc. How about … Continue reading

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How I Quit Drinking, Almost

On my fiftieth birthday I realized that I had been drinking at least a fifth of whiskey a day for over a year and not getting drunk. I didn’t otherwise lead a dissolute life. I ate two meals a day, … Continue reading

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Read Us While You Still Can

But we just got online! We’re just a baby. We’re too young to die! techland.time.com – only a few years left until the social web kills off websites?

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Are Artists Liars? Absolutely…

moreintelligentlife.com – are artists liars?

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Is America Running Out of Psychopaths?

As St. Kurt himself would say, “Imagine that.” Of all the things for this country to run short of, I never imagined it would be those heartless bastards embedded in the military, government, corporations, universities, and hospitals. This country was … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Instructs Terrorists To Stock Up At Local Gun Shows

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Where do we stand?

After billions of years of evolution, life on this planet is asking a question. Where do we stand? The pronoun – we – is meant to include all life, not to exclude all none homo sapien life. Life looks through … Continue reading

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