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HUNTER SHAMAN THOMPSON IS BEING INDUCTED INTO THE KENTUCKY WRITERS HALL OF FAME!!!!!!!

I’m excited and honored to announce that my friend Hunter S. Thompson will be inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame in a ceremony at The Carnegie Center, Lexington, Kentucky, January 28th at 7pm. I have been asked to present a reading of Hunter’s works. There will be 6 inductees. 4 will be announced… Read more »

Can art matter?

Can art matter? Is it merely a gold exchange for the rich? The crucible of alchemical art blends the terrible beauty of the natural world with questions of global social conscience. Poems stories songs art films photographs defy categorization. They are original. What is involved in the process of artistic creation? And how is that… Read more »

i grew up rough. i’ve lived a rough ass life.

i grew up rough. i’ve lived a rough ass life. nothing’s been easy. but i decided early on that by god come hell or high water i was gonna lay it all on the line and i have i’ve taken every risk i’ve worked my ass off around the clock for 64 years i’ve never… Read more »

there’s a world of difference between good crazy and bad crazy

there’s a world of difference between good crazy and bad crazy. bad crazy is unfixable. at least by me. after numberous times of attempting to help the bad crazy unhelpables (who asked for my help then turned on me when i gave it) i finally said God blessum but F…um!! and walked away. had to… Read more »

The Story Behind Ron Whitehead’s Never Give Up poem

The Story Behind Ron Whitehead’s Never Give Up poem accompanying photos and much more info available on the website Ron created then gave to his friend James Walck (RIP). the site is presently maintained by Ron’s friend Jeremy Hogan. www.insomniacathon.org For one full year I announced, at every music and poetry event I produced or… Read more »