Ralph left me for that little tramp Louise. If we’d a been married, I’d’ve screwed him back with a divorce. Instead, I got myself someone young and cute myself. Tiger, they called him. He was 15, a sweetie, with a little nose and square shoulders and ready four times a night at least. Listen: . […]

Some of the best acting I’ve been able to do has been in short films made by filmmakers based on the stories of their own grandfathers and a great-uncle. They gave me a foretaste, before my injury, of using a walker and a cane. More than that, though, I was able to portray characters that […]

My short comedy “The Agent” is in this new collection of plays. In Renaissance times, an agent tries to sign up a boy soprano for a new motet by Palestrina – “It has a beat, and you can pray to it.” But the singer has other ideas.

Nanna’s Song Youkali Surabaya Johnny Pirate Jenny Lost in the Stars

One evening at the Sleep No More tavern (here I am with my wife and niece, played by Sara Ann Parker and Mallory Gracenin), their photographer came by to take photos for publicity. A woman in her late 40s, who was extremely inebriated, left her husband at their table to come over, while the photographer […]

Source: HOW THE WOLVES REMINDED ME OF MY CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAN LITERARY HISTORY (rev.) My Voyage on a Stream of Consciousness

The camp is filled with Webelos this week, 10-year-olds tenting in the forest to be trained in the special lore Boy Scouts need at 11. . Trekking to Apache campsite, you don’t let me carry your gear. You barely watch as I leave to find the parking lot. . The trees behind me echo with […]