Monthly Archives: December, 2011

The Writing Disorder

interviews me and Amanda Field reviews An Old Junker.


Despite my best efforts on behalf of lunner, hipsters in Brooklyn, so Amanda Field informs me,  are now offering drunch. Specifically, Cafe LuLuc on Smith St.; bassackward, if you ask me.


Usually, we take our family photo at Thanksgiving, but this year Rozanne had a terrible cold, and only Madison and I were representable:                 When Rozanne was feeling better, we took the ferry to Tiburon and got shot:   So, we wish you PEACE and merry & happy [...]


Imagine my delight in taking a peek at the ZYZZYVA archive, at the Bancroft Library, UC-Berkeley. An archivist has sorted through

Dugald Stermer (1937-2011)

Dugald Stermer drew a zyzzyva for the cover of the first issue; he had no idea what a zyzzyva looked like, but nobody else did, either.

@the Mechanics’

It was great fun last night at the Mechanics’ Institute, doing my first solo. I read: Editors Anonymous, Bad Boy, Flashback, Dear Mr. President, Kay Ryan, My FB, The Fisher Collection…from An Old Junker. And, when asked what I was reading, answered (truthfully) Wilfred Thesinger’s Arabian Sands, the great late-forties trek through the Empty Quarter…. [...]