Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Skazka.

Today I find myself listening to an in-depth examination of the deadly political chess match that occurred between Josef Stalin and Leon Trotsky in the years following the death of Lenin.

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Prime Time.

A LIST OF BASELINE QUESTIONS FOR GUESTS ON MY PROPOSED HALF-HOUR INTERVIEW SHOW “FORTHRIGHT TONIGHT”.

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Worship me.”

Thoughts on AMERICAN GODS, S1 Ep1; “The Bone Orchard.”

Parental discretion is neither required nor advised.

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Torpor.”

A poem, a scream.

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

WRITE CLUB: FORTIFY

Write Club is a monthly, literary bloodsport in which contenders face off against each other with 7-minute essays on competing topics. This was the combatant essay for FORTIFY.

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Seven by Sondheim.

A meditation on what the master’s work has meant to me on this, the occasion of his 87th birthday.

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Precarious.

These are the dominoes.

A man of little curiosity and even lesser competence avoids regular briefings on national security…

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment