15 11 2012
Allan Bloom is a hysterical, raving, reactionary lunatic. He and his academia ilk are exactly the reason why education teaches kids nothing, because they know absolutely zero about the children they’re supposed to teach. mostly, this book is little more than a “get off my lawn” diatribe against any and all (race, sex, drugs, rock […]
language, lost at sea, old masters, reviews, slack, small mind - big mouth, women
3 08 2011
what they say: “This is the manuscript that I workshopped” what they mean: “I went to a place up in the mountains and had other people tell me how to write my book.” what they say: “Wow. What a quirky novel.” what they mean: This is a book written by someone middle aged and middle […]
diary of the bastard messiah, language, lit quake, tonight i'm throwing rocks, what lame writers say, writing
19 05 2011
Ok, what am I trying to say here? What do I mean?
I stare at the computer screen, rereading, rereading, until the screen saver comes on, until my eyes blow out of focus.
I mumble the words softly as I type, retype. The curses, they come out a lot louder.
This fucking goddamn shit fuck motherfucker.
bad english, fo' yo' sorrows, language, lost at sea, tonight i'm throwing rocks
4 05 2010
a MFA-like piece of writing can contain any one of the following:
21 12 2009
Quiet Lightning is a monthly submission-based reading series here in the City. QL’s next reading is on January 25th and they’re now taking submissions for it.
ain't afraid to hustle, language, reading, san francisco, writing
7 07 2009
sponsored by the Northern California Independent Bookstore Association, this walking tour includes stops at the following stores, Get Lost Travel Books, Green Arcade, Great Books Symposium, Books Inc and Booksmith.
bill vollmann, california, history, language, san francisco
30 04 2009
From F.T. Marinetti’s “Critical Writings”: Destruction of Syntax––Untrammeled Imagination––Words-in-Freedom
dead people, history, language, philosophy, writing