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Le Scat Noir 232

February 1st, 2018 · No Comments

The February issue of Le Scat Noir awaits you! This one contains the latest page of my musical instrument drawings, my story “The Snowman Three Doors Down,” and many other delights by other people! You can find it here.

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The Snowman Three Doors Down

January 14th, 2018 · No Comments

To whet your appetite, here’s the beginning of the title story from my upcoming collection, The Snowman Three Doors Down. It entwines several subplots, and is the only story I’ve written that uses prosopagnosia as a comic device. THE SNOWMAN THREE DOORS DOWN “What’s that picture doing here?” Brick asked, indicating a photo on the […]

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String Quartets

January 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

So far, I’ve written nine string quartets. Here are some descriptions. <1: AH YOUTH. A few pieces from my teens that I thought worth saving. 1: EDDIE UNCHAINED. A suite drawn from my ventriloquial musical of that name. 2: ROUNDS. Four rounds. 3: ARETINO IN SOLRÉSOL. Five erotic sonnets by Piero Aretino translated into the […]

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Le Scat Noir 231

December 24th, 2017 · No Comments

You can now purchase the latest issue of Le Scat Noir, that being #231 (the Encyclopaedia counts as #230). It contains many funny and delightful things, including my drawings of imaginary musical instruments. It’s over here. A good way to start out the new year!

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Le Scat Noir Encyclopaedia

December 4th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Le Scat Noir Encyclopædia offers “All human knowledge in a single volume.” It contains entries from Acrostic to Zwine, and features contributors from around the world—some of whom are distinguished professors at prestigious universities. Others are Nobel Prize winners, while a few have been arrested on felony charges. Discover rare factoids, flash fiction, nubile moon […]

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Spillover

November 28th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Some more piano music. The opening arpeggio kept nagging at me, so I finally spun it out further.

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Sugar

November 7th, 2017 · No Comments

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but here’s a little song for those who do.

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Le Scat Noir 229

October 31st, 2017 · No Comments

Le Scat Noir #229 is now out, and you’ll probably enjoy it. It’s overflowing with artistic delights, including my parody of Longfellow and Baudelaire, “Hiawatha and the Carcass,” and my usual page of musical instrument drawings. You can get a PDF for a dollar, and it’s over here.

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Le Scat Noir 228

October 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment

You can now obtain the 228th edition of Le Scat Noir, over here. This one contains another page of my musical instrument drawings, the full score of my song “Buenas Noches, Little Roaches,” and my translation of Alphonse Allais’s story “Shocking.” There are many other things in it too, I might add. And it’s now […]

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Le Scat Noir 226

August 1st, 2017 · No Comments

Le Scat Noir 226 is now available! The August issue contains, among many wonderful things, my translation of Alphonse Allais’s story “The Enchanted Forest” and another page of my musical instrument drawings. Your free PDF can be found here.

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