Great Stuff: Hunter S. Thompson– The Fear And Loathing Letters, Vol One


To William J. Kennedy July 12, 1967, Woody Creek Colorado William– I have just captured a skunk….and have paid the price. It’s 12:45 a.m. here and the smell is ungodly. Everything–me, the dog, the car, the house–a hideous odor. The thing looked so small that I figured he wouldn’t have much of a blast. But […]

Alice Miller On A Windy Night

“I would be suspicious if a therapist promised me that after treatment (and possibly thanks to forgiveness) I would be free of undesirable feelings like rage, anger, or hatred. What kind of person would I be if I could not react, temporarily at least, to injustice, presumption, evil, or arrogant idiocy with feelings of anger […]

Great Stuff: InnerTalk

I often come across things I want everybody in my “family” to know about: Starting this new column, today, with something I kept hearing about on, called “InnerTalk.” I’ve long been interested in accessing and CHANGING my sub conscious mind closets, but never got around to it. Yesterday, I heard a riveting hour on […]

Why We Lack Courage


Why we lack courage * We lack courage because if we happen sometimes to be brave as individuals we know that we will for sure be undercut by committees (by managers).  Once this has happened, once some individual has done the right thing (what would strike any individual as the right thing – maybe just […]

What They Said: Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

“The artistic process, perhaps apart from ballet and Victorian theater, it doesn’t engage the physical form the way that rock does. And particularly not the kind of fighting cock, peacock male thing. It’s a kind of courtship. All that undermines what is really going on in rock, which is a deep, deep , awful and […]