Overhead leopard, Kansas City Zoo

Posted in Picture du jour on June 5th, 2005 by bill


I wasn’t kidding

Posted in The sacred box on June 3rd, 2005 by bill

When old buddy Willem of Medastyle fame pointed out that an Abe Vigoda “ink signature with printed quotation” was available on eBay for $8, I said that I was going to buy it, and I did—I have to love myself for that.

Abecard 1

In truth, it’s just a 3-by-5 card with some typed text and a signature that I have to presume to be Abe’s. But someday, maybe, Abe Vigoda is going to die, and then I’m going to be a wealthy man.

Lions Are Growing

Posted in Audio transmissions on June 3rd, 2005 by bill

When Brother Cecil sent this out as the Richard Brautigan Poem of the Day recently, I was reminded of a recorded version that I’d heard back in my wasted youth. Thanks to the magic Internets, I was able to track it down almost instantly. It is from an out-of-print “demonstration” disc called The Digital Domain and is credited to one Charles Shere. It is now presented here for your edification:

Lions Are Growing