It’s everywhere. You can’t escape it. It’s like the invasion of the body snatchers, except they’re not snatching bodies. They’re snatching declarative sentences. Soon, there won’t be any left. Maybe there’ll be a few audio files on some YouTube channel … Continue reading Down With Upspeak?
It’s Bobby Bronco’s last appearance for the summer. You never know, maybe ever on stage in the Big Apple. You won’t want to miss it. Something like that… Call, make reservations, and tell them you’re with Bobby Bronco. Or click … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
If you go to Vieux Lyon, or the old center of Lyon, France, you will find what are called traboules. These are secret passageways that cut across entire city blocks and are inconspicuous from the main, cobblestone streets. They date back to … Continue reading The Trouble With Traboules
The Liars Club welcomes Robert Brancatelli for a hilarious conversation about his journey from college professor to fiction writer to stand-up comedian. It’s a quirky and often poignant interview about never giving up and never taking yourself too seriously, with Keith Strunk, Jon McGoran, Gregory Frost, Merry … Continue reading An “Oddcast” Podcast
Here’s the perfect reading to take to the beach this summer–Nine Lives. “You won’t find anything funnier,” someone once said. Maybe. Hey, Blumen Publishing is so cheap, I have to do my own marketing. Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
I just came back from a conference in Belgium. The Belgians are famous for their chocolate, cheese, and beer. I had plenty of all three. They also like stilt fighting–yes, stilts–at least in Namur, which has something to do with … Continue reading If It’s Tuesday
On January 20th 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. On January 28th, Chinese began their celebration of the Year of the Rooster. In a festive nod to the Lunar New Year, … Continue reading Trump, China, and the “Year of the Rooster”: Something to Crow About? by Kim Dramer