The Sea Blob on the JellyVision Show

Here I am as a guest on the JellyVision Show, a podcast about the local arts scene run by a couple zaney improv actors.  Each episode features a real guest as well as a fictional guest.  In this episode, Russell the sea blob confronts me about my exploitation of his likeness. Your browser does not…

Phillip K. Dick Slept Here

Recently, I read Phillip K. Dick’s novel Now Wait for Last Year. It included a description of Washington, DC vivid enough to make me to wonder if the famous sci-fi author had ever lived here. It turns out Dick did live in DC from 1936 to 1938, in a house in the Petworth neighborhood, just three miles from…

DC’s Famous Face

Over the past several years, this poster began showing up on utility boxes throughout the city. The image has become as iconic to DC as a BORF stencil. The image is work of photographer Steven M. Cummings.  Recently, I found this interview in which Mr. Cummings owns up to posting the picture around town. Steven M. Cummings…

Front Yard Library

I noticed this in Takoma, DC while driving home a few days ago and took a phone pic.  You can even see me in the reflection of the glass.  Very artistic, I know. It turns out, this front yard library is part of a vast network of mini library boxes across the country.  Little Free…

A capella Zoo’s Beastiary

I’m thrilled that my short story The Life Story of a Chilean Sea Blob is part of Beastiary: The Best of the Inaugural Decade of A capella Zoo.                         I’m a fan of this magazine and all the weird stuff they publish.  On their website, they…