An Imperfect Stitch

There is an error in Shadows and Ghosts. During occasional battles with an ongoing obsession over symmetry and accuracy, I’ve considered correcting it…but only momentarily. ~~~ In 1975, Leon Redbone released his album, On the Track, which contains a rendition Of “Ain’t Misbehavin” (lyrics by Andy Razaf and music by Thomas “Fats” Waller and Harry … More An Imperfect Stitch

Coming to….

  (From Shadows and Ghosts) I returned to New York in August of ‘91 with five hundred dollars to my name (all that was left from the royalties on my surrealism film, money I’d saved while teaching, and a surprisingly large option on a Jungle Thriller I’d written as a joke), direct from my breakup … More Coming to….

Creation

It’s funny how our minds latch onto things and then make them our own. We hear a certain song, or see a certain image, and suddenly our senses overflow with memories. My life was molded by such memories: Don Lockwood singing in the rain, Benjamin Braddock pounding on the glass of a church balcony, Salvatore … More Creation