Calabash Calabash by Christopher Fowler I can’t very well start reading a book by British author Christopher Fowler without a mention of my first exposure to his canon of works. Book’s title was Rune, a dark cover, and I picked it up in a specialty bookstore in London, while I was visiting, couple of weeks [...]

Road to Richard 3

Road to Richard 3 On the Road to Richard 3, as seen here: “I’ll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall, I’ll slay more gazers than the basilisk, I’ll play the orator as well as Nestor, Deceive more slyly than Ulysses could, And like a Sinon, take another Troy. I can add colors to the [...]

The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man Simple image from my “go-to” Thoth Deck, The Hanged Man. Reversal of fortune. A situation that is spinning out of control. Like the image itself suggests, though, there’s a certain finality to a situation being reversed from what it previously was, and that isn’t always negative action, or, one of those situations [...]

Shakespeare Complete Playlist

Shakespeare Complete Playlist What sets apart a weblog like mine, currently hosted at, apart, is its completely unrestricted use of style and content. Mix, match, never can tell. One thing’s for sure, always a tad eccentric. “Kramer, you’re not eccentric. You can’t even find ‘eccentric’ in the rear view mirror; you passed it that [...]

Geek Pride

Geek Pride In Star Trek, the original — Capt. Kirk is legend for his handling of a certain No win scenario, the “Kobayashi Maru.” OK, so that’s geek cred, and that’s original Star Trek, none of this later, spin-off material and subsidiary subservient franchises. Nope, just think Star Trek with Eddie Murphy’s “Capt. Kirk” commentary. [...]

Three Memories

Three Memories It’s about Three Memories associated with the Texas Western Swing rock’n’roll band, Asleep at the Wheel. I’m not sure — music, yeah, and the leader of the band sometimes plays an electric guitar? Three Memories Guess I was fifteen? Some really young age like that, and the nascent Americana band, Asleep at the [...]