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Dec 12, 2022

Banker and Bohemian

Jack Stuppin 1933-2022 For decades he was the life of the party. The party usually began and ended at Coffee Grounds, his spacious home on Coffee Lane. There were summer parties around the swimming pool and winter parties, especially at Christmas, with holiday food and drink. I met Jack through...
Oct 26, 2022

Vamp Champ

Oct 12, 2022

Mustache: Should I shave or should I grow

The prevalence of unironic mustaches is growing. By “unironic,” I mean mustaches grown in earnest without self-conscious consideration, self-parody,...
Aug 24, 2022

The Dangers of Monetizing Creativity

When you’re a broke-ass-art-person, there are about a million podcasts and blogs and online courses encouraging you to create...
Jul 27, 2022

Notes from the Set of (Not) a Werewolf Film

When news editor Will Carruthers offhandedly suggested I write a dispatch from the set, he had no idea I...
Photo by Ante Hamersmit STORAGE WARS Put your head in a box.
Jul 6, 2022

Burn This: Archival survival

By Daedalus Howell I went to my safe deposit box in search of a backup hard drive that contained material...
Photo courtesy of Universal Studios BITE ME Lon Chaney, Jr. as 'The Wolfman'
Jun 15, 2022

Wolf Within – Moonshot moviemaking

By Daedalus Howell It all began in a community college course circa 1993 when Herman Hesse’s Steppenwolf met my contrarian...
PQ Imagine a civilization which values all life, teaches its young to be proud of who they are and challenges them to grow and give. Photo by Carlos de Toro PROUD Writer Michael Giotis speaks openly about his queer sexuality.
Jun 1, 2022

Pride for All

Axiom for a new civilization By Michael Giotis It’s Pride Month y’all! Did I say that “queer” enough? I’m working on...
Photo by Daedalus Howell I WORKED Until I didn’t.
May 11, 2022

Space Case: Co-working saves lives

When not properly stowed, writers go bad. Not their writing, but their souls. We curdle easily and need to...
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