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Monthly Archives: May 2010


Honey, ain’t it funny how a crowd gathers ’round anyone livin’ life without a net? – Petty, “Dogs On The Run” Walking through my old hood in San Francisco, maybe twelve years ago, I came across a small hand-written note placed in the corner of an apartment window. “Jump and the net will appear.” I […]

Op Ed Changeup

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. – Thoreau Yeah, well, you know, that’s just like, uh, your opinion, man. – Lebowski Opinions, as Harry Callahan once noted, are like assh*les : Everybody has one. Along these same lines, the degree to which one shares his opinion is also a personal choice, and […]

Trigger Happy

I’m at the Grand Ballroom in the Manhattan Center on Thursday night, loitering about an enjoyably mellow bar scene prior to the Willie Nelson show and sporting my (relatively) new San Francisco Giants cap – a gift bestowed by a close friend. “You like the Giants?” the guy next to me inquires accusingly and with […]

Chevy To The Levy

You can’t stop what’s comin’ – ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity. – Ellis, “No Country For Old Men” Through some set of mildly odd circumstances, I’ve recently found myself watching the first two installments the epic six-part miniseries America: The Story of Us, now playing on the History Channel. Something about the show […]

Moving In Stereo

I’m livin’ for givin’ the Devil his due –Blue Oyster Cult My friend Heather , who visited last week from Philly, possesses perhaps the most sincere laugh on the planet. Once engaged, it eclipses mere amusement and shifts in to something more electric and potent, knowing neither decorum nor inhibition. It is equally likely to […]