In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding takes singing lessons, sings in nearby clubs, and is shocked after meeting a very famous person.
John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about childhood friends and taking action on important issues.
Joseph Edwin Haeger interviews Gabino Iglesias about his novel Coyote Songs, gaining insights into this brilliant book, his approach, and establishing a genre all his own.
S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “A Clean Slate,” Park talks about his OCD neighbors and cleanliness.
Jason Arment reviews the two movies Mandy and The House That Jack Built and distinguishes them as parody versus satire.
In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding is nominated for Service Member of the Year and takes his son to pro ballgames while living in Philadelphia in the ’70s.
Tom Lutz has quietly been structuring one of the four corners of the Southern California literary scene. Patrick A. Howell spoke with Dr. Lutz about receiving the American Book Award in 2008 and his take on current events.
John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about the passing of a beloved community member and evolving towards joy.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya; translated by Asa Yoneda. (Soft Skull Press)
S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Last Licks,” Park shares his path to quitting alcohol, it wasn’t an easy one.