Late Summer Somethings
Here’s where I’m hitting the road in September. I hope to see you!
The Birth of Death (A Brief History of Dead Star)
Twenty years ago, on Halloween night in Los Angeles, the charismatic young film star River Phoenix died on a sidewalk outside of The Viper Room. It was a strange and shocking drug-fueled ending to an amazing young man’s life. I was about the same age as River and I had sincerely loved a couple of…
How many staples have I stapled in twenty years?
See you tomorrow night at Disjecta. 8pm. It’s free. But the memories will be priceless. There will be cake, drinking, music, readings, bike tricks, and a lot of famous sexy writers. Also, there will be T-shirts for sale, with our new mascot, The Beavegator (use your imagination). I would post it here but it’s too…
Hey folks–a couple of fun things coming up. First off, I’ll be hosting a reading on July 2nd at Ampersand. This all came about (or was INSPIRED by) Evelyn Hampton’s brain-meltingly good book of poems, “We Were Eternal and Gigantic.” I was so transfixed by the oddness of her unique world (I read a bunch…