Archive for all posts in 2023


Church Of Anthrax (John Cale / Terry Riley) 2023-01-29 12:00:00

This one-off collaboration between the former Velvet Underground member and a master of mesmeric minimalism yielded a record with only one really standout cut, but what a cut it is.

Out, I Say! Out! 2023-01-28 21:00:00

On escapism too often vilified instead of understood.

The End Of Words 2023-01-22 21:00:00

A meditation on when, and how, Dashiell Hammett stopped writing.

The Book Where No One Eats Spaghetti 2023-01-20 21:00:00

And where almost nothing else happened, either, save for people talking at each other. A case study.

On Writing As Folk Art 2023-01-17 21:00:00

Those who create because they want to, the way they want to, are not children of lesser gods.

Profiles In Failure 2023-01-08 12:00:00

On the anatomy of a discarded story.

Rogress Preport January 2023 2023-01-02 12:00:00

Welcome, after a long hiatus, to Rumor Control once again. Here are the facts of what stories I'm working on in the new year.

See previous posts from 2022