My life changed when I turned seven. It seems so long ago now -- and I guess it was, especially with everything that's happened to me since.
Midnight. Comics & Comix. Pop color superheroes in the dark.
I started working at Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico when I was 14 years old, mainly because they were the only place in town that would hire 14-year-olds.
If The Ice Storm and The Virgin Suicides (two other books I could have chosen for praise) are the dark clouds of the 1970s, this is the silver lining.
"Last Night At LuAnn's" (in The First Line journal)
The old neighborhood was nearly unrecognizable. First sign: the row of all-night liquor stores formerly known as Whiskey Gulch – and yes, this place could always dependably support multiples – had been replaced by Panda Express, Quizno’s, Chipotle, and Starbucks.
I was honored to be included in the anthology Nothing Short Of..., published by Outpost 19. More information can be found HERE.
The following two pieces appeared in Bookmarks magazine:
I'm always happy to promote smaller movies I love: