Monthly Archives: January 2009

44 degrees of love lifting, i mean loft living

as i look at the thermometer (really! – there it is) – i wonder if these words in the title were selected from the eighth electro-plasma-ocean of the ninth dimension. i’m reminded not only of the temperature inside here and … Continue reading

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what i didn’t say…you know….that guy

yesterday, as i began to write, i made the mistake of turning on the television. i saw it was 8pm and thought….it’s been a while since i attempted “countdown” and wanted to get the skinny on the inauguration and any … Continue reading

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oh please, george……..three cheers, chesley sullenberger!

surviving the last speech – shields and brooks on pbs ….you know, i can’t go there. i can’t talk about this guy. let me close my eyes and go back to earlier in the day. take me back to the … Continue reading

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the perfect shitstorm – dave emory and niall ferguson in the same day

from the car radio to public television; three hours of “huhhhhh???” if you haven’t already seen it; niall ferguson and “the ascent of money”. go here pbs.org. you can watch it anytime. i’ll give you these numbers – you’ll hear … Continue reading

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buddy’s winter portrait

buddy, my buddy (and everybody’s buddy) is doing a lot of this these days. i still and always will consider him the titular head of the organization and the original frontman of Goodbye Blue Monday before the devastating injury and … Continue reading

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nunzio…..meet bernie

in keeping with my life as fiction, my dreams as celluloid and my thoughts to myself, there walked in nunzio. he was late middle-ages and and i already told what he said, but i’ll remind you. it’s been a while. … Continue reading

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almost a momentary miracle minute, SCRAP chronicle#17B

in 1995, after scrap bar had closed and my better judgment had gotten a momentary hold of me (i was offered the place back by my landlord – you’ll read more below), i ran into linus at the gas station. … Continue reading

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from france with love – in between bill and ringo

and article from the other side across the pond AND channel in between bill clinton and ringo starr anyone care to translate?? the pictures we can understand. Le Rock Qui Frappe Dans Le Monde Souterrain. Bushwick dans le Brooklyn fait … Continue reading

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the big tire – where it is and is it alright

when they talked about how windy it was going to be on thursday, i thought it was my duty to see about the big tire and its relationship to the ocean since the new year. my last time there, the … Continue reading

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where’d the welding come from?

my reluctance to write about gangsters might be showing here. besides, this is happier stuff. where does my relationship with scrap metal come from? we can start here – linus and all, 1985 when a sculptor friend of mine by … Continue reading

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