Waterfronts

Registering Motion

This piece is part of Waterfronts, a series of personal essays that engage with the waterways of New York and/or Los Angeles, presented in collaboration with Underwater New York. I’ve worked on ships. I can talk about…

Ideas for Novels

Pork-Fried Champs—A group of committed athletes decide that, while they would like to win a championship they are also unwilling to give up on eating fried pork. As a compromise, they decide that they will become…

The Weather

Astro Guide: May 26-30

Gemini (22 May – 21 June) Spring has sprung, the rose doth bloom more ruddy ‘neath the dew, and local fauns will decide you might be “one of the good ones” after all—even given That Thing…

Ideas for Novels

Star Wars: The Novels—Nothing could be simpler than taking the wildly popular Star Wars film franchise and extrapolating a bunch of other crap about it in book form. We could start with the children of Leia…

Ideas for Novels

Ideas for Shovels—Like, one with a rotating shaft and another with an electric head that rotates and shoots sparks from its eyes. — “Toe” Dunn, Carl’s Jr., MN

Memoir

Welcome to Venice Beach

Monday morning, I’m pulling a trailer containing a four-year-old girl, en route to preschool, both of us coming off a half-decade in the Middle East, and I’m feeling a little shaky about how things are going, wondering how it is…