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THINGS I LIKE LATELY

Books I’ve liked a lot include Townie, by Andre Dubus III, which I bought years ago and finally read. Dubus is a venerated so called literary writer, an ex-bare knuckles fighter, and he lived in Austin for a while in the early seventies and was affected by the experience, which …

DEPENDABLE DAN DURYEA, NOIR WEIRDO KING

Ed Lynskey’s blog post on overlooked classic films noir really hooked me this morning. I confess I’ve never seen this one but I’ve looked for it; now apparently it’s available. Get me Netflix on the red phone! Lynskey tells us about The Great Flamarion, starring the always reliable noir anti-hero Dan Duryea, …

RED DIRT #3

Here please find Chapter 3 of the poem cycle titled Red Dirt Chronicles (see also Red Dirt #1 and Red Dirt #2). Updates: Two brand new art works on the ART page which are previewed here as well, “Minotaur in Blue” and “King of the City.” Also note the new pull-down on the ART, Noir/Pulp Fiction Art. I’ll keep updating, adding …