Like most writers, I have a lot of influences. If someone put a gun to my head and said, “TOP FIVE INFLUENCES OR I PULL THE TRIGGER!” I’d probably list the following: Ray Bradbury’s, Dandelion Wine Time Bandits (The Movie — and point of this entry) John Cheever’s Short Stories “The Body” from Different Seasons, […]
Archives for March 2013
I used to be that guy: the guy who fumed about blog mills paying $1 for 500 – 1,000 word articles and people posting “Writer Wanted! Payment: Possible Exposure” ads on Craigslist. The mere thought of someone not paying writers at all, or “what they’re worth,” got to me…to the point I found myself almost […]
The Paul Lamb Show
Paul Lamb loves attention! In a world of desperate reality show “celebrities” and pop star divas, Paul Lamb rises above them all, shouting his own praises from rooftops for all to hear. He’s everywhere these days! Okay, if you know Paul Lamb, you know he cringes at the thought of self promotion even more than […]
My great grandfather on my mom’s side came over from the Calabria region of Italy. (The toe of the boot about to kick Sicily — where my great grandmother came from.) My great grandfather was one of those solid guys who let his actions speak for him. He owned a butcher shop/corner grocery store in […]
Pirato Ketchup – That’s Right!
If you listened to the Hell Comes with Wood Paneled Doors podcast, you’ve heard Belgium’s best surf band, Pirato Ketchup. Pirato Ketchup’s “Escape from Tridion” is used as the theme. The boys from Liege are back with a new EP called That’s Right! (Give it a listen — consider buying.) Why I Like Creative Commons […]