Multi-Hyphenate Writer

Prose

FICTION/POETRY (click on title for full text)

MALCOM STRICKLAND'S DREAMS - in this short story, published in the New Limestone Review in April, 2018, we examine the mysteries surrounding the work and disappearance of an underground '60s filmmaker.

OUR FOREVER HOME - this suburban absurdist horror story was published in the Fall 2018 edition of New Plains Review.

Three of my poems were featured in the fall 2018 edition of THE RAW ART REVIEW (pp 49 - 51).

SELECTED BRIGHT WALL/DARK ROOM ESSAYS (click on any title for full text)

THE ILLUSTRATED MANSON - some considerations on the past, the future, and Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (August 2019)

ONLY I KNOW THE SECRETS - breaking down Under the Silver Lake, from Issue 73: Los Angeles (July 2019).

THE STORY WE TELL OURSELVES - on American Honey’s American myths, from Issue 72: Thirst Traps (June 2019).

MINIMALIST EXCESS - on Wim Wenders’ Kings of the Road, from Issue 70: Going Long (April 2019).

I CAN WHISTLE WITH THAT - what the stories of 2018 show us about responding to despair, from issue 67: The Best of 2018 (January 2019)

NOTES TOWARDS A THEORY OF THE UNCANNINESS OF STEP BROTHERS - from Issue 64: The Uncanny (October 2018).

WATCHING THE WHEELS - on Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson, from Issue 63: Work (September 2018)

THERE'S MORE TO THIS WORLD THAN YOU HAVE SEEN - on Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love, from Issue 59: Second Time Around (May 2018)

GUY MADDIN'S HOME MOVIES - from Issue 54: Home (December 2017)

THE GOSPEL OF THE PSYCHEDELIC SIX-GUN - on Acid Westerns, from Issue 53: Head Trips (November 2017)

ON THE ABSURDITY OF DAVID LYNCH - from Issue 51: David Lynch (September 2017)

CHIHIRO IN WONDERLAND - on Spirited Away, from Issue 45: Studio Ghibli (March 2017)