In This Issue


Michael Bettencourt
It Is a Lie
The lie is not an untruth but a solvent

Arthur Meiselman
Two for the Road
Experiencing Star Trek and the Vietnam War

Claudine Jones
Screw Pavlov and
the Dog He Rode In On
We're in Seattle. It's 4:45 Friday afternoon

Nathan Thomas
The Guest from Pittsburgh
I have a powerful urge to communicate with you

Patrick Walsh
Avidly reading liner notes and songwriting credits


Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
Marguerite Zorach
A singular vision

Miles David Moore
Film Reviews
Wind River

Janine Yasovant
Arts of Thailand
Phonphan Wichukijmonkol
A newer generation of Thai artist
(in English and Thai)


Karren Lalonde Alenier
Ode to the California Typewriter

The store and the film 

Elliot Feldman

Old Fart Village

Mrs. Fosdick’s Zumba

David Wiley
Interview with a Farm Pond
A few questions

Renate Stendhal
Meret Oppenheim
Be Chic & Lick Away



The Photography of
Jon Rendell
Tourist Guide
A selection from where we toured in San Francisco

The Art of David Wiley
& Poetry
Oysters On Blue Plate
Nature’s Greatest Treats


Lissa Tyler Renaud
The Eternal Voyage:
Professor House winters in Morocco

Griselda Steiner
Shakespeare On The Rocks
A riff on “Troilus and Cressida”

Lewis Alpaugh
Thomas Hardy’s Poetry in Song/Set 2


Michael Bettencourt
Undress Me
 The Greed Gene

Michael Bettencourt
Theatre Thoughts

reader columns
& writers blogs

Letters to the Editor
Qué Pasa

The Dressing
Karren Alenier
MDMMiles David Moore
Minstrel ShowLes Marcott
NightdancesArthur Meiselman


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October 2017
Volume 18 Issue 5

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