Friday, November 30, 2007

The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another

This song survived the eighties. I dare say it's timeless. Cy Curnin certainly cut a bowie-like swath through their videos, most of all in this one.

Evel Dead

Evel Knievel died today. I had one of these toys as a kid. It was awesome. I can still feel that power generating in the wind-up of his wheel. He was a hero and he wore a white jumpsuit. Sort of Like Charlie's Angels.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Toys for the Children of the Damned #1

Be the first kid on your block with the creepiest f-ing toy of the season!

Season in Hell's Greeting,


Saturday, November 10, 2007

The White Negro Splits

Norman Mailer died. You know, Mailer -- what else is there to say? He was here in Portland last year at our literary festival called "Wordstock." I started to write an article for a contest whose winner got to meet Mailer. I wrote like a paragraph, then never got around to it. I think it was about stabbing Mailer. I thought it was funny. I've got a few of his books. Yeah, I should really get around to reading them.

Anyway, he's a GIANT of contemporary literature. Shakespeare with a stadium pretzel. Ran for mayor of NY once, too. Here's his obit from the New York Times:

Saturday, November 03, 2007