Miscellaneous

REMARKS MAKES A PERFECT CIRCLE

Happy to share the new cover for Perfect Circle: The Story of R.E.M.. After the book fell out of print last year, I was able to convince the publishers, Omnibus...
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A Christmas/Holiday Gift For You

THIRTY YEARS AGO, when first in the States, I took to writing short stories at the end of the year, printing them in limited quantities, and mailing them to select...
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KIF IN THE RIF, Part 3

(Continued from Parts 1 and 2) We are by now both curious and a little suspicious of what might greet us around the next corner. It turns out to be...
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COBBY & LITTEN take on BOOTHFERRY

Kingston-upon-Hull residents Russ Litten and Steve Cobby have been on what we call a “roll” since merging their talents as a one-off a couple of years back. For those who...
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SPOKEN WORD IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND

On my trip back to Britain in December, I called up my new Hull friend Russ Litten. I know him as an author, and poet, and raconteur, and for his...
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Accidental Courtesy: a brave take on American race

I had heard about Accidental Courtesy before I found myself in front of my Roku Box, with a rare free evening, searching PBS features because that’s how nerdy I am....
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IN APPRECIATION OF PRESIDENT OBAMA

Traveling the world last year, we found the traditional verbal introduction from host nation citizens, to be a simple and genuinely inquisitive: “Where are you from?” When we said America...
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We’re Leaving Home, bye bye

As most of you probably know, Tony Fletcher, Posie Strenz and Noel Fletcher will be leaving home on January 1 to spend 2016 backpacking their way around the world. Campbell Fletcher will be spending...
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