The One Piece Of Advice …

If I could travel back in time, let’s say six or seven years ago, I would go and create a time paradox by paying a visit to past me. Once the corporate-casual shitbird got done freaking out about coming face-to-face with his balding and significantly thinner future self, I would bitch slap him. I would […]

Maybe It’s Time to Shit Can Facebook?

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile: But why the fuck do I have a website? Seriously, even though I get a fair amount of traffic even when I haven’t published on it for months. But it gets no where near the amount of traffic that my Facebook posts receive–as long as the post originates […]

Quote: Carl Sagan

  It’s Wednesday, and like every Wednesday, I’m busy, so here’s a quote: “When I’m high I can penetrate into the past, recall childhood memories, friends, relatives, playthings, streets, smells, sounds, and tastes from a vanished era. I can reconstruct the actual occurrences in childhood events only half understood at the time. Many but not […]

Why The End Of The World?

Serious question: What’s the deal with the apocalypse? It’s not a question you hear every day, but I really want to know? Why are we so obsessed with the end of the world? It’s a question I’ve asked before ay LitReactor, but I haven’t cracked it yet. Here’s a couple of questions I want to […]

Book Notes: The Cuban Club By Barry Gifford

Imagine if Hemingway was raised by a gangster, that sums up Barry Gifford’s Roy stories perfectly, all of which have been recently collected in The Cuban Club. It’s Nick Adams via Chicago. I love this gem from the second story, “Dingoes” “There are evil spirits haunt this earth who beguile good men and women and render them […]

Kickin’ Ass & Stayin’ Home

I submitted my first book of six early last night. It was a good feeling. I’ve turned in my fair share of books over the past few years, but most of those have been under different names, the all important paycheck. But there’s something really satisfying about sending out your own work and I’ll be […]

Is Getting On Disability The New American Dream?

Throughout 2017, the Washington Post has been running a monthly series on Americans living off of Disability InsuranceThe series has been sobering to read and I honestly believe close to 50% of the American population will be living in some form assistance due to a combination of  lack of jobs, environmental disaster, and illness. The […]