The family name was Little, and because they’d seen that the world was cruel and that their very lives were marked, they named their beloved daughter Mercy Be Little. Continue reading My Dear Lady Climateus . . .
This comic is an excerpt from the graphic novel Sister Aurora, by Wanda Waterman. Continue reading Sister Aurora: Superior Girl
It’s this that Cordelia might have said to her father, King Lear, to prevent her banishment. But would Lear even have been ready to hear it? Judging from how he lapped up the false, sweet praises of Cordelia’s two psychopath … Continue reading It’s Not That I Don’t Love You
Atatürk airport, Istanbul, Turkey Sarah finds Thérèse snoring on a bench, her briefcase between her calves, her purse clutched to her chest, and her carryon bag under her head. Sarah, holding a small tray with coffee and orange juice, is … Continue reading “Cowgirls of Istanbul” (excerpt)
Back in 2009 I was blessed to have discovered Clothesline Revival, an enterprise devoted to remixing songs from field recordings in a way that revives and exalts the primitive genius of American folk music. There’s no way to describe the … Continue reading Conrad Praetzel’s Old-Tymey Studio Magic