A plea for tolerance: remember, someone who disagrees with you may simply have his head up his ass.
Entries Tagged as 'D'
April 25th, 2016 · No Comments
March 14th, 2016 · No Comments
In this nine-page story, my characters Walter, Benny, and Beverly go to the Vibrato Grotto to watch their old friend, the Devil, do his nightclub act. He’s pretty good, but his audience participation bit bombs, as usual. Nobody wants to sign his name in blood. My old bandmate, Anne Shapiro, joined me in reading this […]
July 8th, 2015 · No Comments
The Doug Skinner Dossier is now available from Black Scat Books! This blessed compendium features articles, short stories, verses, columns, literary essays, alphabets, metrical translations, monologues, talks, cartoons, rounds, lipogrammatic smut, a puppet show, a ventriloquism routine, and a one-act play. 248 pages of pure, unadulterated Skinner. Holy cow!
December 29th, 2014 · No Comments
Christmas is over, but the holidays are still with us. Be careful.
March 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments
Again, I don’t know how old I was when I composed this series of descriptive pieces. Nor do I remember why I used only two pitches. (Those stray Fs in the first piece are obviously an error.) I do remember, however, that I insisted my father play them, because I wanted to hear them played […]
November 29th, 2013 · 8 Comments
Although I had sometimes suspected this was true, it was gratifying to see it in print. Linette Lao and Mark Maynard visited Italy in 2003, and wrote some travel notes for the 14th issue of their magazine, Crimewave USA. I had given them some useful advice, which, fortunately, they finally remembered.
May 8th, 2013 · No Comments
A melancholy scrap of Shelley; it seemed to call for an equally melancholy round in 5/4.
April 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments
Another perspective exercise from the sketchbook.
April 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment
February 19th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Some drapery studies, from the sketchbook.