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SURREALISM SURROUNDS US

Reality is here, staring you in the face, announcing its crazy dream. Yes, there is no way to interpret the 2012 GOP candidates as anything but contemporary dadaists. “Clown Car” is fabulous, but it only goes so far, only touches the air just above the skin of the truth. Theirs …

Art Blog 12.28.10: Dig that crazy bassman

I just added a few pieces to the collection of completed works. Some are not new but I’ve recently tweaked the colors or mounted them on something. I added a bird to the fender of Satan’s car on the one called Hard Times for the Devil because I found a little …

Putting the ME in Media

I have a new short story called “Moral Hazard” in the new Texas anthology titled Lone Star Noir, which was published by Akashic in November this year. It’s a great collection of stories, featuring authors from all over the state, including, in addition to the previously mentioned me,  Joe Lansdale, …

Thursday is Mal Thursday

The art opening at Yard Dog was fabulous and I am super thrilled that so many friends came out and said they loved my art. My “Colorful Women” show will be up for the next two weeks, which means you’ll have until about December 17 to get down there and …

ART SHOW OPENS AT YARD DOG DECEMBER 3, 2010

Visualize a party: Beer, a little music, hip people and naked women covering the walls. This is what you will find at Yard Dog, that super hip gallery on South Congress Avenue in Austin, when my show opens on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, at 7 PM. Here are some of the …

Apologize for what? Will you please repeat that…?

‎”Mommy? There’s a weird lady on the phone asking you if you’ll apologize for being sexually harassed by her husband…” She looks kind of like the average middle aged gal you might see waddling out of a big-ass SUV at the shopping mall. She’s mad as hell and she wants …