The rain renders the sky grey and bounces off the water like a rave in some sort of rhythmic score as the world around me grows dark. The distant roll of thunder wanders across paths and finds its way vibrating the walls around me. I stand small at the inordinately large windows watching the rain dance indirectly with the lake. A crack of lightning splits the sky white and charges the air. The boat house lights flicker and fixate before […]
Consciousness arrives shortly before rebirth. A cloudy pink haze swirls around me. Mindfulness comes and goes. The pale pink gelatinous fluid gushes forward pushing me through the translucent rubbery skin-like fissure. I fall wet and nude to my knees, coughing, and sputtering for breath and reaching for clarity. The goo coming from all orifices. The buoyant floor beneath me a matte pale grey pliable-like material. The air around me mild, sterile, cool. The taste in my mouth sticky, like cotton […]
A Boudoir Party 2nd Edition is now up on Amazon. Below is an excerpt. The clients are friends of friends—acquaintances really—I barely hung with a few times, but seemed nice in that suburban-soccer-mom-kind-of-way. They give me $150 each—the friend rate—while they get to hang out all day drinking, getting their hair and makeup done (sold separately), trying on lingerie and jewelry, gossiping, and dancing around in their underwear—and sometimes even naked—while I take their photos. It’s supposed to be a […]
Movie: The Wandering Earth – A brilliant, expressive visual fest replete with all kind of odes to American science fiction. I was dubious of the science and went in search of the critiques; two stood out: What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’ and Liu Cixin’s The Wandering Earth Is Now a Striking SF Film on Netflix. Definitely worth the watch if only for the optical orgasm it evokes.