Monthly Archives: December 2011

Aunt Ah App Pee Gnu Beer!


The state of the Happy New Year Let’s face it, the New Year, such as it is mis-called, is neither happy nor new. It’s simply another example of marvelous human invention. Ancient people, in desperate measures designed to give them … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part 10: Harry the Hebe and the Crazy Cossack


10 Harry the Hebe and the Crazy Cossack In Seattle, Greg Horn had a last-minute booking for the band to do a mid-day outside performance at Micro.Net Plaza, the new, glittery waterfront commercial area built out on piers below the … Continue reading

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Second Childhood : Beelzebub , Inc.


9 Beelzebub Inc.   Beelzebub, Inc. occupied the top floor of the Buena Fortuna Building just off the sand in Manhattan Beach. Greg Horn owned the building: nineteen million was the conservative estimate of its value. Not bad for a … Continue reading

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So why the heck not “MERRY CHRISTMAS” ?


So why the heck “Merry Christmas”, anyway? “Christmas comes but once a year”… I hear the frikkin Chipmunks, recently resurrected, singing that whiney chestnut of an awful anthem over and over in my mind… “Me, I want a Hula Hoop”… … Continue reading

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Second Childhood part 8 : Joey and the Implant and the Same Old Shirt


Joey sat on the edge of the gurney. I hate wearing these gowns, he thought. He had a twinge of doubt. No, fuck, it! He was going through with it. All these years, all those women. It’s been big enough, … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part 7: On the Road


7 On the Bus After their stirring lip-sync appearance at the Super Bowl, won by the Las Vegas Gamblers on a last second 79-yard field goal by the former Brazilian soccer star Fuego! ™ , it was on to Phoenix, … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part 6: Life is just a Super Bowl of Cherries


6 Life is just a Super Bowl of Cherries     Ace and Harry walked out onto the mezzanine level of the Galactic/Xeonosis Colloseum (It’s Not Just a Coliseum!) and gazed out on the field below. The brilliant green of … Continue reading

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