The Hand of Calibos

I fear there exists an alternate version of Hollywood’s alternate version of a popular myth, one where Perseus emerges as a much more flawed, tormented and tragic hero. His eyes “open to grim reality” as he awakens in Joppa and finds himself with no helmet! no sword! no shield! certainly no winged white horses or […]

Beyond the Ice Cream Sea

The micromoon’s tidal forces, an inflatable holographic chair, the boardgame Candy Land (1984 version) no strategy involved just chance of the cards photograph from a vintage camera with a scratch on the lens interesting also a blue otter pop fresh from the freezer and random dancefloor of emotion that lights up and dynamically changes with […]

A Glow In the Dark Neverland

Sometimes I get sidetracked by things, you know…things. It’s like well, I don’t really know what it’s like. Things just happen. They really do. Who can understand what I’m trying to say? Nobody, except maybe you and/or you and/or you, too. For my sake I hope it’s more than one or two of you but […]

Mining For Elizabeth

For many years I wondered what ever happened to Elizabeth, my old friend Andrew’s high school girlfriend. Like it was yesterday, I can still remember the three of us driving around in the summer and fall of 1997 in my black ’87 Ford Escort EXP, a car which, while prone to breaking down at the […]

Pageless Wonders

Some of you have never professed your love to a girl by spelling words numerically on a translucent Motorola pager, and it shows. You’ve never known what it feels like to be the boy/girl who cried wolf and paged someone “911” even though there was no critical emergency, and all you wanted to do was […]

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