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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Second Childhood, part 5: Blinded by the Hype,


  Dear Readers..this is part five of Second Childhood..please go back to part one to start the story! Sheila and the Hype     “So who is you know who?” Sheila was pissed. So what else is new? “I have no idea, … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part 4….The beef goes on….


“Charles, it’s your ballgame. If you want the Spud Palace, you got the Spud Palace. Personally, I’d rather wind up the tour in New York or L.A. or anywhere other than the Spud Palace!” Charles looked down the mirrored hallway … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part three, “Do it to me one more time”


3) Do It to Me One More Time “Where the fuck is he?” “Chill, Harry; he’ll be there. Keep your pants on.” Horn hung up on Harry and swerved his big black Mercedes to avoid a paint-splattered van not quite … Continue reading

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