Monthly Archives: April 2013

RIP George Jones (Sept. 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013)

Might be strange, maybe even inappropriate, to start off an obituary like this one by saying I’m not the world’s biggest country-music fan. Just happens to be true, though. No disrespect intended to the country music world, and its fans, … Continue reading

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RIP Richie Havens (Jan. 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013)

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Boom, another book drops

Book drop day. Dropping into an online bookmonger near you, my novella-turned-ebook The Plug and Play Life premiers today. Timeslips, parallel universes, and the abusive psychology of endless searching—all in the format of an extra-longish short story, or a bite-sized … Continue reading

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We ARE Boston

They clearly don’t know us. And that’s to their disadvantage. One imagines they fancy themselves tactically competent, and militarily able. But if they won’t, or can’t, know their enemy—us, the people and nation they’ve chosen for their enemy—then they are … Continue reading

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If I announce it publicly, that means I can’t punk out

#LetTheGamesBegin #amwriting sequel Voracious II, “Rapacious,” now outlined w/scene one in the can. Woohoo! TheyAreVoracious.com — Pat Worden (@WordsmithWorden) April 13, 2013

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Trash to treasure

The world sends us garbage. We send back music. That’s the tagline for LandfillHarmonic, which is both an ongoing urban experiment in recycling, and an indie-movie project currently seeking crowd-sourced funding via Kickstarter (as of this writing they’ve received pledges … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda and the unquiet grave

In the wave-strike over unquiet stones the brightness bursts and bears the rose and the ring of water contracts to a cluster to one drop of azure brine that falls. O magnolia radiance breaking in spume, magnetic voyager whose death … Continue reading

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RIP Roger Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013)

We’re all film critics, right? Meaning no disrespect to that profession, but really, as long as we’re all seeing films, we’re all critiquing them. That leads to the question, what makes one film critic better than another? It’s thoroughly subjective, … Continue reading

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