Black Scat Books will soon publish my translation of Alphonse Allais’s first book, Double Over: Blackcattish Stories (A se tordre: Histoires chatnoiresques). At my publisher’s request, I drew the following frontispiece for it. Since the stories were taken from Allais’s contributions to Le Chat Noir, the paper published by the cabaret of the same name, […]
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September 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments
May 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment
From my conservatory days, an idea for a graphic score notated on flipbooks. I did this for my freshman composition class, and it made a cheery racket.
March 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments
Black Scat Books has posted “A Funny Story,” from my upcoming collection of short stories, Sleepytime Cemetery. It can be found here.
January 26th, 2015 · No Comments
A song about the few essential principles that guide our nation.
January 19th, 2015 · 2 Comments
A song deploring the existence of film crews.
November 26th, 2014 · No Comments
January 15th, 2014 · No Comments
“The Fussbudgets’ Ball” is a sprightly tune for viola, baritone horn, tuba, and guitar (ad lib). At its first performance, I played the baritone part an octave higher, on an alto melodica. That seemed to work too.
September 12th, 2012 · No Comments
From 1994, clangorous counterpoint travels between the letters of the word “fiction.” We separate narrative into fiction or fact; music deserves the same courtesy.
August 29th, 2012 · No Comments
Some contrapuntal piano music, from 1993.
August 22nd, 2012 · No Comments
At the last Ullage Group event, I handed out party favors. Since we were showing films by John Keel, that noted ufologist, I made some flying saucer wooden nickels, using rubber stamps he had once owned.