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Mixing memory with desire…

Posted on Apr 8 by

Mixing memory with desire… That’s April’s job, according to T. S. Eliot, when it’s not otherwise occupied breeding lilacs out of the dead land. He labeled...


MysteryPeople on Scudder

Posted on Apr 7 by

MysteryPeople has a double-barreled review of EIGHT MILLION WAYS TO DIE and IN THE MIDST OF DEATH: In The Midst Of Death and Eight Million Ways to Die are both great examples of...


My Buddy Akalitus

Posted on Apr 1 by

With a new season of Nurse Jackie starting soon, I thought it might be worth repeating this post. I never did get to the set, but I live in hope… On a Sunday evening a...


It might as well be Wednesday…

Posted on Mar 28 by

It might as well be spring, too, as Oscar Hammerstein wrote, though that’s not at all what it feels like outside. But if you’re as restless as a willow in a windstorm,...


Tricks of the Trade

Posted on Mar 24 by

Sometime in 1969, I walked into the office of my agent, Henry Morrison, and announced that I had a million-dollar idea. “I’m going to tell you the title and the...


Think Green!

Posted on Mar 17 by

        Verde, que te quiero verde. Verde viento. Verdes ramas El barco sobre la man y el caballo en la montaña. Con la sombra en la cintura ella sueña en su...