Know-vember: S. L. Johnson

Yes, it’s herself — fresh from a triumphant debut gallery show opening this past weekend, it’s the Queen of Everything and fabulous artist, S. L. Johnson. I’m not just saying that because she designed the lovely Cult of Kaity logo or the cover of the forthcoming collection, Triumph of the Carpet Beetle, or made me…

Snapshots of London

I got to play Sarah Angliss’ theremin 🙂 I’ve hung out with the decadent aesthetes and enjoyed the summer in London and met up with friends and caught the Bard of Salford, too.

Rome: Street Art

One of the things I always find myself snapping while I travel is street art and graffiti. I know it doesn’t appeal to everyone and some people find it destructive and annoying. A lot of it is truly ugly, but with the rise of artists like Banksy, Shepard Fairey and SWOON, people (sometimes grudgingly) give…

Whirlwind Travel

NYC on Thursday to see Lynda Barry and Maira Kalman and today I’m off to Connecticut for the final party at the Aloha Alcohula. So, in haste with the hope of more later: My route: drive down to Poughkeepsie, Metro North to Grand Central, arriving after everyone’s already stopped waltzing. Then off to the Met…

Publications: High Plains Lazarus / Fear and Loathing in Deptford

I’m pleased to let you know that the zombie anthology, Rotting Tales, is now available from Pill Hill Press and it features my short story “High Plains Lazarus” — obviously influenced by spaghetti Westerns as well as Joe R. Lansdale his own self, but with a mystical twist. The book will be available on Amazon…

Filament @ EMPAC

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Nippertown! I was planning to see some events at Filament, the weekend long fest at EMPAC, AKA the finest performing arts center in the region, but thanks to the free pass I won, I got to see a LOT. It was a gorgeous weekend — inside and out. Cool…

Reminder: WLoAD needs women!

Call for Submissions “Passion. Vision. Daring. Humour. Any alone will be intriguing–but to have them all is to be sublime.” That is the mandate of the new journal for the Women’s League of Ale Drinkers, for which I am editor. We seek only work that meets these criteria, the output of creative women who may…