Sunday, October 05, 2008

Hello Goodbye Hello

Poke around the archives. Most of this should keep pretty well. 

Remember park benches, and all they have to offer. 

I saw a little bird flying around with a piece of bread as big as its head. 

Thank you--

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Graffiti in the forest

Formerly the El Rancho Bank.

Band: The Who Hasn'ts
Single: Bullet Train to Wondertown

(These kids with giant backpacks and ties...)

Monday, September 15, 2008

New Blog Alert

Read and contribute to:
Dear Old Love

Also, Gabe and Andy working at:
Maybe Maybe Maybe Maybe

Many others out there also.

So we hear.
So we here.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Gym shorts, bike locks

This breeze came from a long time ago. 

Technically, I'm working.

Jonathan Wangbone and the Wicked Snatchplants
(really just these cats with a fresh look and dark new sound.)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

How green were my beans?

That chewed-up yellow pencil holding her hair in a bun--
If only I'd been able to take the S.A.T. with it...

Saying a thing will never go out of style will never go out of style. 

(Her "Dan and Whit's" shirt makes me want to go there...)

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Resist This

We were going to see Prisoners of Fun.

I'm craving fresh wet air and and cigarettes.

Encyclopedia Blanktastica
(You fill it in)

I'm like, hey, free buzz.

Don't cover that up!

The wisdom of idiots/The idiocy of wisdom

Thursday, September 04, 2008

No maybe

Fear less, more so than fearless. 

Being taken for a vegetarian is the new compliment to replace being taken for gay. 

We're looking to repeal the Law of Unintended Consequences. 

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Tree lines

Warm winds

I'm sensing a carnival--

It was a labor of self-love.

(Ian Parker and the NYer show how the celebrity profile is done.)

Sunday, August 31, 2008

In Da Shade

Funny, Unexpected Person for President. 

He insists on running clockwise. 

Have you heard about the new push-up?

(The trick is getting these epiphanies to stick.)

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Sun-raked basins

Let's End This Thing Right Now
Hi Yuppie Scum!

The thinking person's doomsday scenario-

Off-shoe drilling

Peewee practice laps

Sunday, August 17, 2008

We're on their way

Sweet music or the regular kind?

I had one great salad there...

He worked hard on that beard. 

Overheard: "A female James Spader."

(That's Using 101 as a Descriptor 101.)

Wednesday, August 13, 2008


A mop topped pop teaching his kids how to snap bottle caps big distances. 

The Amateur Expert
How to Lose at Poker

Monday, August 11, 2008

Literary Edition #2

Thomas Wolfe on pantry-sniffing:

"Pungent...a haunting and nostalgic fusion of delicious smells whose exact quality it is impossible to define, but which has in it the odors of cinnamon, pepper, cheese, smoked ham, and cloves."

-from Of Time and the River (1935)

Friday, August 08, 2008

It Never Flails...

I still keep thinking they're going to bring that ride back.

Can't believe it was 10 minutes ago already!

They're Famous For Not Playing On The Sabbath
The Trans Lucents

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Grappling with Now

Thank you for ruining that song. 

Those San Diegan colors... 

That shape makes me weep.

Can I have a sip of that?

Mildly Mystical

IBO (Insanely Beautiful Out)

Thinking of founding: Stenchtown Taxi Co. 

(I'd like to help defray her costs.)

Sunday, August 03, 2008

A Coney Island of the Groin

This looks like a good turnoff.

After that, it matters less.

They're not together;
you can tell by their body language.

On the radio, they're still giving away concert tickets...

Thursday, July 31, 2008

"Boyish" as a religion

I'd like to wheatpaste his nerve tonic.

Also: They Sell Slush

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Shrouded in whatnot

Playgrounding at night,

We kicked that bottle cap clear into yesterday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Nice tennies!

They serve drinks with that Dust Bowl kick. 

An interview with the AuthentiTheme Corp.

When in doubts,

We looked at each other across the ocean...

It has to be set somewhere.

(I'd like to shore up her conservative credentials...)

Monday, July 21, 2008

So this is where they all went

She has an amazing situation.

Was all that library time wasted?

TMF! (Too Much Frosting)

The real story is there is no real story. 

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Quicker to walk

When we learned the rock at the Moonrock Diner wasn't really from the moon.
Wasn't even an actual rock. 

(I'd like to translate her from the German)

Monday, July 14, 2008

Now what do I do with this?

Band: 3 of You, 3 of Us

A war of attrition against wars of attrition

I've underestimated my tendency to underestimate things. 

(Two 1985 movies that run 1 hour and 37 minutes: Brewster's Millions and After Hours
It is often said that this is the perfect "movie length.")

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Know your demons

See? He understands.

The Book of Napkins and Forgetting

(I never had the courage to think that until now...)

So you'll find something else to believe in


Friday, July 11, 2008

You know her??

New show: Blonde and Awesome

Wiser than her months...

I think I remember him from Madison...

We need to catch up with that...

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

So, this

I could make a career out of you two.

Again, we were busy doing nothing.

The way he's touching her hip makes me feel young again.
(17, specifically)

An old actors' saying...

(The Montreal Expos seem to have become more powerful in their afterlife.)

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Those two again

Band: Empty Threat

An hour is enough

Being a philosopher or just looking like one:
not so different.

Low sun, women on phones-

Those pigeons can fool you.

(There's an insult in there somewhere...)

Sunday, July 06, 2008


We are working to give poetry a decent foundation.

Saturday, July 05, 2008

And all it represents

The decline of the parlor...

Johnny Doofus and the Lame Wads

Don't Nobody Ain't Trying to Be No Hero
Game Night Scares Us

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Nice cover

So this is what it isn't like...

We called ourselves GOD
(Stood for Group Of Dudes)

Where is the cultural history of Ice Cubes?

I wouldn't mind seeing some lizards about now--

Monday, June 16, 2008

The Next Big Ethnicity

These babies are well-shaded.

I have vastly overestimated my ability to estimate things.

It's part of the look...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Undo one more button

The comfort of gravel and shade.

How cartoon character ice cream bars remain recognizable until the end-

A lot happened in between.

Bless that finch in the fence...

You name it, we gave it to the wind.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Band: Nancy Avenue

Single: Roy of Hope

(Regular people don't have keys like that.)

Monday, June 02, 2008

Your lightly freckled answers

Band: the Flagrants
Single: Goodbye to Ew

Overheard: This weather is so beautiful it makes me want to grow another dick.

(At the Port Authority they're called Motorstairs.)

(There is no accurate record of how things were.)

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

More Than a God

Where the leggings end...

That Wilson sweatshirt takes me back (to the old me).

Annual softball game: Coked Out vs. Coked Up

"Do you know who you're dealing with?"
-asked of a casino worker

Vibrating with growth--

(Click, Click, Click, Click)

Sunday, May 11, 2008

The test of time

is rigged.

I miss the old phone etiquette...

And when MoMA was holed up in that stapler factory in Queens.

(To me, you are indelibly a part of that work.)

--Physicians who refer to painful injections as "insufferable pricks."

Monday, May 05, 2008

Sleaze the day!

(Little flower-type things are falling.)

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Cinnamon or something worse...

Band: The We'll See About Thats

(I just saw my exact look-unalike!)

Seen: If you can read this, thank a bumper sticker manufacturer.

(Apologies for the subsistence aphorizing...)

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A familiar platform

Singing new songs and righting new wrongs.

A Nation Obsessed!
The Truth Behind America's Obsession with American Obsessions

Why was that guy pulling up his pants?

(She said her crotch was haunted, but I stayed...)

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

I Mist You

It was during the Golden Age of Laser Pointers.

For an hour I was "The man in the red hat."

Taking a swig and then reading the label intently...

Idea: Less me, more you.

It will be decided with Dunkin' Donuts coffee.

Matza in the park.

A steakhouse joke with the punchline: "Flamin' Yon."

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Light, Sweet, Crude...

These ferns are outspoken.

Band: We're Only One Man!

(More like a trip down memory lame.)

That's what we said.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Phony Alarms

I admit I was wrong to admit I was wrong

I'm morally opposed to being morally opposed

(Everyday she was in the "Game Room" practicing her dance.)

Sunday, April 13, 2008


My high-waisted highness-

I'd like to register her domain name.

All the way to Racine...

Band: Sons of Fun

Thursday, April 10, 2008

The gnats is back

A very private plaid.

They're all named the same thing.

Band: You People Are Monsters

A date with Lady Law.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

A banana at some point

Anybody ever tell you you look like Liz Phair?

This will be very dated.

That city left quite an impression...

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Not for all my little dogs

Band: Foreign Porn
Single: Sorry I Made You Late

Let's hear what those birds think...

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

I cited you!

But we knew that.

Sad in Good Weather
Our Names Mean Nil
The Slo Mo Hallways

Monday, March 31, 2008

Does it make it any less?

Turns out "Heavy Meddle" is the title of an episode of Scrubs.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Heavy Meddle

Field of Shimmies

We're gonna walk around the track tonight.

Also, I'd like to report unsafe conditions at her worksite.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Ocher, aqua

Skip to the nudes...

Slumber party on a Japanese handscroll.

Is this one of those rooms where whispers travel great distances?

And old Ghost in the Machine t-shirt-
(cheap at $220)

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Literary Edition

So now I'd rather watch a character reading The Stories of John Cheever than read The Stories of John Cheever.

No, we did Villette instead.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008


She glowed like a review.

The Science Projects

Are you doing anything for the Semi-Annual Bra Event?

He kept throwing pretzel pieces into the street.

And I'm wondering where that building came from.

Also where it's going.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Whose idea was these?

The big belief question goes both ways.

With that attitude, no wonder.

Those pink frames and dark nostrils...

She couldn't hold her mittens.

(I'd like to renew his gym membership.)

Tuesday, March 04, 2008


A competitive eating disorder.

He's a whole new cute.

(I'm always comparing things to that Borges story I never read.)

Friday, February 29, 2008

They moved on

Who'm I talking to?

One of those physics geniuses with a blown mind.

A mug with the Oshkosh skyline.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Declaration of Dependence

I like to smell like coffee.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

A working theory

Oh yeah, that place.

Rain-slicked and angry.

We'll adapt and undercome.

I'm calling in some party favors--
Mostly those whistles that are like sirens.

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Rain boots of color

Carnival resemblance

On Ocean City:
Well, which is it?

Band: The False Senses of Security

(Our references needed some sprucing up.)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Night Lights

We vowed to de-dirty those words.

Don't tell the ashes, but I think we scattered them in the wrong gorge.

(We pretty-girled our way out of things.)

Sunday, February 17, 2008

That place rules

Sadie Hawkins Redux

Napkinwise, I'm fantastic

Pamphlet: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Pamphlets

(Turns out it wasn't even a star.)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

What a waste of a big screen

I'd like to glaze her carrot cake.

He's okay, but he's always saying things like, "Or as I like to call it, Sexington Avenue!"

(She was a great car, and I betrayed her...)

Band: Wrong Hole

Monday, February 04, 2008

That catch deserves a nickname

I'd like to globally position her system.

(Bet you get that a lot.)

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Advanced Bird Sounds

Band: The Weeps

A lot of songs star pretty girls walking by.

In times like that we'd turn to Emily...

Will I ever find my Serbian?

(This one's for my dear blonde overlord...)

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Classic boxing match

Breaking though those stodgy moods.

Orange juice in small, thick cans.

(I'll take what's in that sweater vest.)

Monday, January 14, 2008

An argument as old as America

Cup of coffee on the car roof.

I can't imagine someone reading that whole thing.

There's nothing in the wind.

And I'm a big fan of his lesser works.

I think I hear cards being shuffled.

(That basketball game in the sky...)

Sunday, January 06, 2008

He talks like people talk

You are such a beautiful nerd.

I hope you didn't hold onto that stuff.

Self-hurt book: Bashing the Gay Within

Hey--if it isn't my old fourth-grade teacher!
(It isn't)

(A good story, even if no one tells it.)

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The universe demands it

I'd like to replenish their band-aid stash.

We'll pass my old dojo.

High on yin.

(I still mouth that couplet.)