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February 18, 2019: Website updated and revised.

Broken Columns, Empty Maxims

The background is a very nicely preserved and restored ancient temple on the southern coast of Spain. The foreground are the products of a Continuing Legal Education class.

Andy The Anxious Alligator

Failed pilot for a ’60’s Hanna-Barbera cartoon series about a neurotic alligator with an eating disorder. Notable for use of live action/animated filming with disturbingly realistic scenes of people being eaten alive.

Aleister Crowley Portrait

Prae Templo Athenae Urbei Nashis Fui

I may not be classy, but I am classical.

“Two Friars Came To Montestregae” Now Out In Dark Fire Fiction
































Attentive readers may recall my last entry celebrated finishing a new novel, City Of Witches. Lo and behold, this must have generated some […]

Novel News – “City Of Witches” Finished

After three years, to my amazement, I finished the damn thing.












“Bell Of The Clan” Now Out In The Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly

Middle America’s Pagan Magazine

The Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly is a magazine dedicated to folk religion, spirituality, and paganism of all paths and stripes. My story, Bell Of the Clan, appears in their second Summer issue (Litha and Lugnhasadh).

I’m especially pleased for two reasons. This story is a reprint and I know that magazines […]

Book Review – “Greeks Bearing Gifts”

I’ve been a big fan of Bernie Gunther ever since I read the March Violets trilogy in the early ’90’s. Kerr’s insight, to transfer the techniques and plots tropes of ’40’s film noir to the context of Nazi Germany, worked well to generate dramatic tension and an overwhelming atmosphere of danger, corruption, and doom. Bernie […]

The “Do You Like My Hat?” Dance

Alternative Title: “Mr. Show Mangles”

The Pillars Of Twerkules

This doesn’t even really deserve a caption, does it?