Welcome…

… but be forewarned. You’ve stumbled onto my patch of cyber “real” estate. If odd drawings of semi-naked, not-so-polite people will offend you, limit your views to the “Published Work” pages. Don’t go to… Continue reading

ISOLATED, INSECURE AND ANGRY

It’s good to be welcomed to the neighborhood, workplace or any other active community. It’s not so good to feel that you still don’t belong. While it’s good that they all want to… Continue reading

EMILY, KARL AND VINCENT

There always seems to be a cover charge for Club Inhumane or at least a drinks minimum – “kool-ade” as much as JW Blue these days. Getting in this hang out of the… Continue reading

ROBO-SERF

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.” –Satchel Paige (American baseballer) Yes, you are right to fear the coming of A.I. But not the drones in other parts (for now) of… Continue reading

SCREAM

“Make me want to holler / The way they do my life” (Marvin Gaye and James Nyx, Jr. 1971) Though it’s not like anything bad has happened to me recently to bring such… Continue reading

FUN AND GAINS

The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them. ―Theodor Adorno, 1903-1969, German social philosopher “Life is [not] a cabaret, old chum” It’s more a… Continue reading

LIES LIKE TRUTH

MACBETH: I pull in resolution and begin To doubt th’ equivocation of the fiend That lies like truth.         –Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5 I am old enough to remember when the news… Continue reading

DECONSTRUCTING MOONSHINE

The powers-that-be find community in any form troublesome. Any time the hoi poloi (the many) assembles, it means less profit for the hoi oligoi, (the few) be that assembly to nix a pipeline… Continue reading

WHEN I GET OLDER

“Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty-four?” Those are good questions these days. The answers would seem to be no’s, not mattering if you were asking a… Continue reading

WHAT TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS

There is new kind of dehumanizing in town. It’s not the oppression as old a civilization itself where the many of are treated by the few as beasts of burden no different from… Continue reading

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR CON

In space no one can hear you tweet. Actually, they can. We do. Remember last Fall when our dear leader called theirs “Little Rocket Man” and more recently tweeting that his [atomic Armageddon]… Continue reading