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February 18, 2019: Website updated and revised.

Novus Ordo Spoliatorum

In their later, more decadent period, the Romans became expert at building new monumental structures by recycling parts from previous ones. Known as spolia, it creates a pretty hodge-podge effect at times, with disparate architectural elements cobbled together into an arch, for example, the one for Constantine. That’s the excuse for me desecrating this […]

“Fortune Teller” Hot Off The Presses At Horror Sleaze Trash!

And Dame Tyche deals me another kiss and the hits just keep on coming. My extreme horror story, Fortune Teller, is up this moment on Horror Sleaze Trash, the magazine with the guts to live up to its name! Fortune tells the fate of a hedge fund exec who asks one too many questions of […]

La Gorgone Etruscana

Mysterical-E Publishes Murder Mystery Novella: “Death Finds The Hippy Hunter”

Around twenty-five years ago, I hung around outside RFK Stadium while the Grateful Dead played their last gig with Jerry Garcia, due to the fact that he croaked almost immediately thereafter. Although I drew many impressions from the sizable crowd drifting around outside the stadium, my chief conclusion was what silly, gullible people hippies […]

Gutted Guernica Galloper Goes Green!


After all, what could be more organic than rotting?

Fantasy Antique Landscape


By the waters of Babylon, we wept for thee, Sybaris or some darn place. It was all so long ago. The Latin tag is from one of Virgil’s Eclogues and also the title of a fairly famous painting by Poussin. My Latin still stinks and I’m not much of an artist either. […]

Wildman Dean In Glory Days

Watch out for the wild eyed ones.


I found this photo of hardcore punk Eugene Dean. It’s from 1983 and was taken at the old WUST Music Hall, now the new 9:30 Club. Dag Nasty and Minor Threat were playing a double bill. Gosh, what a holy terror Gene was in those days. […]

Good, Succinct Bio of England’s Most Fascinating, Magickal Asshole

The best con man is the one who believes his own con.

Alesteir Crowley: Magick, Rock And Roll, And The Wickedest Man In The World, Gary Lachman, 346 pp., Jeremy P. Tarcher/ Penguin Books. Like many young boomers, I must most reluctantly confess that the occult fascinated me. Of course, poking around with mumbo-jumbo […]

Website Update

It’s been a long while since the old spread had an update. That’s now been done thanks to the good offices of Webmistress Fiona Jayde ( Along with a newer, more current photo of myself (older, but no wiser), the bibliography has been updated to circa January 2019. I’ll toot my horn here and note […]

No Beer For The Damned!



So hurry and drink up while you can, folks.