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Beauty is Something That Burns the Hand When You Touch It.

Today, 25 November, was a special day in the life of Yukio Mishima. May you have a special day as well. I don’t want to do what Mishima did, I want to do what I do as fully as he did what he did. “Beauty is something that burns the hand when you touch it.” […]

tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: A review of Trevor Blake’s “Confessions of a Failed Egoist” w/ my usual plethora of didactic tangents.

[The formatting of the following essay has been altered from the original.  The links to goodreads below show the original formatting. – Trevor] tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: Does Not Belong To.  Haircut, 2005. review of Trevor Blake’s Confessions of a Failed Egoist by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE – July 27-30, 2014 truncated review: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21806128-confessions-of-a-failed-egoist full review: Confessions […]

Pussy Riot 1913

One hundred and one years ago today… British Pathe: Emily Davison Throws Herself Under The Kings Horse Wikipedia: “Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was a militant activist who fought for women’s suffrage in Britain. She was jailed on nine occasions and force-fed 49 times. She is best known for stepping […]

Confessions of a Failed Egoist

Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake. http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest to His heart in a Mencken-like step-right-up, soapbox style that is smart, dense and fun […]

Are We There Yet? Dave Brockie Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Dave Brockie: On the old site I used to have this thing called “Stupid,” and damned if it wasn’t one of the more popular pages. The idea was this: for a year straight I would catalog every single act of stupidity I committed. Hopefully I […]