A song about life’s blank spots. Here, as usual, is the beginning.
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April 16th, 2017 · No Comments
August 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments
Although Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” is an excellent work in its way, it doesn’t rhyme. I’ve remedied that with the following verses. I post here only the first and last sections. 1 I sing myself, and as I celebrate, I’ll just assume that you reciprocate; For all my atoms also are in you, So […]
January 5th, 2015 · 3 Comments
Here’s my setting of Flann O’Brien’s poem “The Workman’s Friend,” from At Swim-Two-Birds, with viola and tuba accompaniment. Stirring, I hope.
May 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments
Walter and Benny reason from false principles again, in this six page story.
October 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments
My occasional cartoon characters, Walter and Danny, break into riotous color in this page done for a show at the Mary Anthony Gallery in 1997. The original artwork perished in a flood in my studio, but a photocopy survives. Danny was renamed Benny when Danny Hellman published a couple of stories (in Legal Action Comics […]
August 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Jennifer Duffy and I collaborated on this drawing for a postcard, for our band White Knuckle Sandwich. I drew the astronauts (partially swiped from an old pulp cover), Saturn, the seltzer, and the uke; Jen supplied the rest, including the spirograph.
Walter & Danny Start Out to Go to the Beach, But Instead — No, Wait, I Don’t Want to Give Away the Plot
May 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments
“Walter & Danny Start Out to Go to the Beach, But Instead — No, Wait, I Don’t Want to Give Away the Plot” was one of my first cartoon slideshows, first unveiled in 1985 or thereabouts. It has since been refurbished. Danny became Benny in later adventures in publications edited by Danny Hellman, so that […]
May 16th, 2013 · 4 Comments
“What You Cannot Eat You Can” was a solo performance piece I did with the Oberlin Dance Collective back in 1977, out in San Francisco. It involved found verses, non-magic tricks, painted plastic eggs, and water; in the course of it, I changed a set of riddles into their answers. Here are a few pages […]
January 1st, 2013 · No Comments
This little song sometimes had a place in the puppet shows I did with Michael Smith back in the ’90s.
July 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments
“What It’s Like To Be Dead” was a miniature three-act play, enacting the life cycle, performed with a cast of toys on three suitcases. I included it in some of my shows in the ’80s, like this one.