My work-from-home scheme fell on hard times and we had to move to another place, a property I’d bought as an investment, but had never planned on living in. It smelled of dogs and children. Even after we’d been there for many years, we found rawhide bones and pacifiers behind the refrigerator, under the stove, and in the basement.
So far, the favorite thing I’ve written about is the “sky farm”–a skyscraper that’s filled with crops, not people. They can grow enough in one of those things to feed 40,000 people. This one is a great gig.
Thursday, 8:00 pm. Happy Ending, at 302 Broome St., between Forsyth and Eldridge.
It’s free. Happy Ending is a great bar with an interesting history: it used to be a “massage” parlor (hence the name). They’ve kept the exterior and some of the gear intact, but otherwise, it’s a fancy place.
I’ll be reading at Old Made in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on November 11th at 441 Metropolitan Avenue, along with Catherine Foulkrod, Meghan Punschke, and Matthew Thorburn. It’s going to be a new short story I’ve finally finished.
A book I contributed to, Museyon Guides Film + Travel: North Americawas praised in The New York Times. My segment on the South, which included Deliveranceand Gone With the Wind, was mentioned with praise.
I’ve been participating in a community blog, for the group, ASSME (American Society of Shit-Canned Media Elites). They’re at assme.org I’ve written several entries so far. The latest one I posted today.