Some of the stories in my just finished novel, Picture Me Rollin’, are self contained enough so that I sought about publication for them in lit mags. ‘run,’ a story about a witnessed home invasion in the Western Addition, is now up on paragraphline.com
I’m gonna continue my recent posts theme of reposting Grantland articles. This is fast becoming one of my favorite websites. on the 60th anniversary of the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World” Rafe Bartholomew interviews Don DeLillo.
I love what Don says in regards to a question posed, Is writing a lot like sports?
When the work is [...]
long time since i’ve posted, i know. been working my ass off on my book and that’s really and truly all i’ve thought about for the past month or so… that and sex.
but i read the follow up article to Malcolm Gladwell’s excellent Grantland piece and decided to repost the link here.
the NBA’s [...]
Can’t make sense of the NFL or NBA lockout situations or their implications? You’re not alone. Hard caps. TV revenues. Guaranteed money. These are hardly the battle cries of a typical labor dispute.
Well, maybe that’s because pro sports franchises really aren’t you’re typical business. In fact Malcolm Gladwell argues: they aren’t really businesses at [...]
I broke my foot and tore a nice bunch of ligaments all the way up my ankle playing pickup basketball at the Nate Thurmond courts between Ashbury and Clayton. I knew it was broke the second it happened. I rolled over from where I’d tumbled on the left block—my hands a little scuffed—looking at the [...]