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I’ll Tell You All a Story About the Joker and the Thief in the Night

August 8, 2014 by


All the people that you see in the night Hold their dreams up to the light …. And we are not going home    

“The Ride” by Rodolphe Guenoden

September 9, 2013 by


“The Ride” by Rodolphe Guenoden    

This is What Time Looks Like

December 31, 2012 by



September 12

September 11, 2012 by


There’s an old theory of reporting (which I can’t readily find a reference too because I apparently suck at google today) which says that something on the other side of the world has to be something like a thousand times more awful for it to have the same impact as one person suffering in your […]

An Appeal to Anyone Experiencing Impending Parenthood

March 7, 2012 by


Arkem: Did you know that I’m leaving tomorrow? Me: That’s very sad. (Sad face. Thinks.) Don’t. Arkem: Well played. You are a master of strategy. I am going to tell you a story. It starts here: I am officially down by one Paul. At least in terms of geographical convenience. I took him to the […]

Let Me Give You This Story, This Book, This Habit, This Addiction. First Taste Is Free.

December 12, 2011 by


I keep saying, I can hook you up lately. And okay, I’m talking about words. But I’m still beginning to feel like a drug dealer. Let me give you this story, this book, this habit, this addiction. First taste is free.* Maybe it’s because I think of stories as visceral things. A story can exercise your […]

This is How Writers Plan Their Lives

November 4, 2011 by