Monthly Archives: September 2008

Donate to Planned Parenthood in Sarah Palin’s Name

From an e-mail going around: “Make a donation to Planned Parenthood. In Sarah Palin’s name. And here’s the good part: when you make a donation to PP in her name, they’ll send her a card telling her that the donation … Continue reading

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Been writing to songs like this all day

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Mr. Beller is having problems with his neighborhood

My story–and a lot of other stories, too–won’t launch. Sure hope it gets fixed, soon…

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InDigest’s call for submissions on Katrina

From their site: InDigest, a literary magazine that seeks to create a dialogue about and between the arts, is interested in submissions focused on Hurricane Katrina. Why Katrina? Why now? We at InDigest were extremely troubled by the politicizing of … Continue reading

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Beebo.com: a jive-ass Facebook that turns you into a spammer

They steal your contacts and make you spam. Don’t join Bebo! Don’t do it!http://www.bebo.com/DoNotEmail.jsp If I spammed you too, I’m so sorry. . .

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Q&A with Guernica author

Glen Pourciau who had a story here is featured in the excellent new blog, the Roving Editor. I love that I don’t know him at all. His work came in over the transom. Glen has a new book of short … Continue reading

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I’d always wondered who wrote those penis enlargement ads

I LOVE being a freelancer. I was sent the following email, below. Don’t think I’ll apply…. ________ Hello, To Whom It May Concern: Thank you for your interest in our Craigslist ad seeking writers. The content is adult in nature, … Continue reading

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Songs from the left

. . . A song dedicated to George W. Bush . . . Sadly, this song still applies . . . As does this one . . . Ignore the first minute or two

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McCain’s senior moments / small-town values

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Bob Marley, a little old lady, and the war

I was in a cafĂ© yesterday, having a caffeine infusion and cruising the Internet on my Mac, when I heard these two people behind me talking. One was a guy in his late 20s. The other was a woman in … Continue reading

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