Milk in my coffee Spirals into a universe, Stardust trailing my spoon
Hollywood The LAND was destroyed, of course, Because stars cannot be tied to the earth And illusions can have no tethers LAND was destroyed in the service of dreams With that sacrifice paid, Hollywood unbound Transcended the physical plane Now alive only in the mind A sign hung by Carl Jung On hills at the… Read More Poem of the Day 6/5/19 – Hollywood
Tonight the Boston Celtics continue their playoff run against the Philadelphia 76ers, playing the role of underdogs despite home court advantage and the superior regular season record. They are underdogs because their best player, point guard Kyrie Irving, will not play this spring following knee surgery. Their game-one win, like the rest of their improbable run… Read More NBA Playoffs: The Boston Celtics and the Season of the Weird
What if the merry old land of Oz we all came to love from the 1939 Judy Garland-classic was less merry and more of a horrific post-apocalyptic dreamscape? Well, then you’d be watching the 1985 Disney film Return to Oz. It’s bleak. It’s terrifying. It has the structure of an actual nightmare. And it co-stars a… Read More The Re-Animated Podcast: Episode 3- Return to Oz
Bob Dylan sings, “She knows there’s no success like failure/ and that failure’s no success at all” in his song She Belongs To Me. It’s one of those great Dylan lines that is both totally captivating and essentially meaningless. But, while it is more of a clever construction than an actual insight, it has the… Read More Are McDonald’s Recent “Fails” a Strategy?
Lying on the couch Watching the game. My little boy’s head rests on my chest
Together we walk Your tiny hand in my hand My sweet little boy