Month: July 2010

When The Flavor Loses Favor

So today I found out that the ice cream chain Baskin Robbins was retiring approximately five flavors. This news was not really much of importance at first. Until the flavor French Vanilla came up. Seems that French Vanilla, along with Campfire S’mores, Apple Pie a La Mode, Caramel Praline Cheesecake, and Superfudge Truffle are no…

A Splendor Of A Life

As per usual, deaths of well known persons comes in threes: this time being George Steinbrenner, Tuli Kupferberg and Harvey Pekar. Okay, even if you hate sports, you have some idea on who Steinbrenner was. Kupferburg was a musician, counterculture poet, anti-war activist and cartoonist. Harvey Pekar was the man behind the ‘American Splendor’ comic…

My Mermaid Piece In Nib Lit 1.5:6: The BP Issue!

My mermaid piece is in the latest PDF issue of Nib Lit. Issue six has been dedicated to the vile BP oil spill. Edited by Mykl Sivak. Featuring artists like Tony Millionaire, Shannon Wheeler, Steve Stegelin, and many others. Adults only. Click on the below link: http://mgsivak.blogspot.com/2010/07/finally-nib-lit-vol-15-issue-6-bp-issue.html or straight to the issue itself: http://scidino.com/niblit/pdf/1506.html

Fourth of July, Oversized Captain America Style.

“I stayed at home on the Fourth of July And I pulled the shades so I didn’t have to see the sky And I decided to have a Bed In But I forgot to invite anybody” – “Fouth of July”, a song from the 1990 album “This Is Our Music” by Galaxie 500. Those following…