Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Best American Noir of the Century, James Ellroy and Otto Penzler, Editors, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00.

What is noir? It’s such an overused and amorphous term that I’m tempted to answer, as Louie Armstrong did when asked a similar question about jazz, if you don’t know by now, don’t mess with it. But when I think … Continue reading

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My internet life

Greetings: Let’s see: I started on the internet on the Yahoo blog — I liked it because you could put an image and text in, and was therefore able to combine my art and my writing. I pretty much put … Continue reading

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The keycard’s already old fashioned, with little circles punched out in patterns, and a drawing of a key in the middle for those unclear on the concept. There are arrows on each end with ELEVATOR running across the top and … Continue reading

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Torsion Entering your room green light winking Slowly tight walking a thread twisting You say my name half turning shadow I settle on the corner of the bed you ask What it is I want to say just how Articulate … Continue reading

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