November 25, 2016

November 21, 2016

November 20, 2016


Back in the 1930's, they only had radio and movies and there were only about five movie stars and five famous singers. Keep this in mind when the insane web of mass media and communication reports yet another beloved fallen icon every day.

It doesn't lessen the loss or the talent they had. I'm just trying to keep it in a somewhat anti-overwhelming perspective.

November 19, 2016

I feel like I'm going to get tarred and feathered, but here goes... 

November 18, 2016

I can't find it anywhere on the Information Highway, but I was once a stage hand for a play called The Franklin Reversal, in which two child prodigies, Cal and Mitty (brothers named after Cal State and M.I.T.), create a singularity. But I don't think they called them singularities back then.
Maybe it wasn't a 'play' and I am now in a parallel universe where it never existed.


November 16, 2016

November 12, 2016


Some 25 years ago, "The Wedding Cake In The Middle Of The Road" was an anthology conceived by Susan Stamberg as a writers and spoken word series on NPR. It has served as inspiration for writing classes ever since, as it did when I studied under the wonderful Julia Thacker in the mid-90's.

November 9, 2016

November 8, 2016

November 6, 2016

Stop fighting, everybody...

November 5, 2016


Effigies of your loved ones with holes drilled in their heads and chains attached. We have taken back Christmas from the heretics and infidels.


October 29, 2016


Say what you will, but I find that Flight Attendants don't seem to like it when you give them your absolutely undivided attention and scrutinize each gesture during the safety dance.
A lovely picture from The Boom, written by Vinnie Nardiello and directed by Mark Riccadonna (Theater For The New City, September 2015). Here we see your 'umble Man of Hazardium and long time great actor and comedian Richie Byrne.
Hello, Birthday Socks. I love you very much.

October 26, 2016

Update: Leah and her cat Jackson reached their goal in record time, thanks to record breaking generosity! Let's hope Jackson's tests come back with good news. I'll keep you updated. Thanks, everybody.

October 16, 2016

Important day at the Museum of Natural History, assisted by Earth Base Hazard Team Members Cassidy and Cameron