Monthly Archives: October 2017

“If you don’t push against the mirror, how do you know you’re standing in front of it?”

The quote above is from my interview with Martin Pousson, whose PEN award-winning novel Black Sheep Boy, also an L.A. Times Pick of the Week, inspired Susan Larson (NPR The Reading Life) to say: “An unforgettable novel-in-stories about growing up gay in French Acadiana, so vivid and almost … Continue reading

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NEXT TIME THIS GUY FLIES, I WANT TO BE BEHIND HIM IN THE SECURITY LINE.

(I had a wonderful version of this that didn’t blur out this guy’s private parts, but someone seems to have not liked my posting it because it disappeared.)  

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