Category Archives: Shop Talk

Lair Fare

Hey, folks, I’m putting this blog on hiatus for a while after this installment. Don’t take it personally; I just need some uncluttered time for thinking. And I’ll probably still pop back into view once in a while, given my … Continue reading

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Book Promotion Time

I’ll be driving across Massachusetts next Friday to do a reading from The Collected Wendel at Boston’s Calamus Bookstore. The fun starts at 7. Continue reading

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Santas and Snowboys

Whenever possible I try to do a new holiday-themed drawing as each calendar year draws to a close. Continue reading

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Skit Season

A gaggle of us Main Street Stage thespians are gearing up for the organization’s annual collection of holiday-related skits and foolishness. Continue reading

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Our Landlordly Endeavors

Our rental apartment upstairs has been vacant since the end of October. Landlords don’t like having empty apartments. Continue reading

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Theatrics on Main Street

Exactly who are the disreputable-looking individuals you see below? Continue reading

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From Headrack to Clawboy

My new book was honored with a generous write-up in the December 10 installment of Larry Murray‘s Gay in the Berkshires blog. Continue reading

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Here We Go Again!

"Those silly boys, breaking their backs shoveling snow out there!" thinks Lulu.

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Zipatone, Hair, and Really, Really Lengthy Avalanches

Thanks to an archaeological find rivaling the 1947 discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, a childhood friend of mine has sent me the concluding 53 pages of a horror novel I wrote when (as best I can deduce) I was roughly twelve years old.

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Face Time Online

I have an uneasy relationship to Facebook. I migrated to it after MySpace’s interface became impenetrably complex and for now have settled in, despite misgivings. Continue reading

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