Monthly Archives: January 2022

Earned Credit — Annette Rochelle Aben

Remember, raise your arms Crossing the finish line A Universal sign Of victory ©2022 Annette Rochelle Aben Earned Credit — Annette Rochelle Aben

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David Bruce: The Coolest People in Books — Food, Free Speech, Friends

Food • As an author who writes frequently about survival in the wilderness, Gary Paulsen has eaten some strange meals. In a village along the Bering Sea, he came across a six-year-old boy who was sucking blood from a hole in … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: Los Acetones — “El Regreso de los Muertos Vivos” [“The Return of the Living Dead”]

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “El Regreso de los Muertos Vivos” [“The Return of the Living Dead”] EP: EL REGRESO DE LOS MUERTOS VIVOS Artist: Los Acetones Artist Location: Ciudad Autónoma De Buenos Aires, Argentina Info: The Acetones also … Continue reading

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David Bruce: The Coolest People in Books — Fathers, Food

Fathers • The father of Richard Restak, M.D., helped educate him when Richard was a child. He told young Richard that occasionally he would place a dollar in the front flap of the book cover of the family’s dictionary. He would … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: Wendi Dunlap — “Baby Blue”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “Baby Blue” EP: O-O-O CHILD (… AND OTHER COVID COVERS) Artist: Wendi Dunlap Artist Location: Atlanta, Georgia Info: “Wendi is a singer / writer / artist / Renaissance woman living in Atlanta, Georgia, and … Continue reading

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lacuna bridge — unbolt me

let us remember tie our navels end to end umbilical dreams by TETIANA ALEKSINA & TONY SINGLE © All rights reserved 2021 lacuna bridge — unbolt me

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David Bruce: The Coolest People in Books — Fame, Family, Fans, Fathers

Fame • Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline, an excellent book that was made into an excellent movie, is like a rock star. His film agent, Jon Levin, discovered how popular Mr. Gaiman was when they went to a meeting at Warner … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Rick Lawndale — “Facebook Blues”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “Facebook Blues” Album: GUNSLINGER Artist: Rick Lawndale Artist Location: Alhambra, California Info: “Rick Lawndale pens clever ditties with a campy sense of musical fun and satyrical lyrics.” Price: $1 (USD) for track; $7 (USD) … Continue reading

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Open-Mic Night at Ohio University’s Front Room: 28 January 2022

DAVID BRUCE’s SPOKEN WORD Stars, I Have Seen Them Fall By A.E. Housman Stars, I have seen them fall, But when they drop and die No star is lost at all From all the star-sown sky. The toil of all … Continue reading

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Three chairs for trefology — t r e f o l o g y

I know I tend to preach to the choir, but, deep down, what I really want, is just for them to sing to me. Three chairs for trefology — t r e f o l o g y I know I … Continue reading

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