Thursday, July 06, 2006

I’ll be signing copies of my new novel Conflagration (and anything else you care to bring) between 2pm and 4pm this coming Saturday (July 8th) at Dark Delicacies – one great bookstore – which is located at 4213 W. Burbank Boulevard in Burbank. The toll-free phone number is 1-888-DARKDEL.

LA CITYBEAT (read all about it!)
I have a stunning analysis of the state of the opium war in this week's LACB

Monday, July 03, 2006

"We’ve got twenty-five hundred dead, people running all over the world doing stupid things, and officers asking, ‘What the hell is going on?’ "

In the current New Yorker, Seymour Hersh warns that Bush and his odious henchpeople are about to something really fucking stupid – and maybe nuclear – in Iran. To the point that even the Pentagon has started to balk.

"Inside the Pentagon, senior commanders have increasingly challenged the President’s plans, according to active-duty and retired officers and officials. The generals and admirals have told the Administration that the bombing campaign will probably not succeed in destroying Iran’s nuclear program. They have also warned that an attack could lead to serious economic, political, and military consequences for the United States."

Read this and weep...

The secret word is Help!

Sunday, July 02, 2006

As far as we both could tell, Andy and I acquitted ourselves quite excellently last week in our first alien blues outing in a hell of a long time, and will be doing it a whole bunch more. Our pals hipspinster and coiled soul seemed both to most dig the rebop...

Pic by Alex