Year of the Pig Since 1992
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Year of the Pig Since 1992

Gung Hay Fat Choy! It’s always year of the Pig at our house. http://www.littlepig.com is where my creative family publishes operas and stuff. (Mostly stuff.) Those on our Christmas Card list get treated to a handcrafted original each year, some of which are available on Zazzle, where the bestseller is “Sky Uterus,” a sympathy card … Continue reading

On Mack Trucks and Magical Thinking
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On Mack Trucks and Magical Thinking

It’s Earth Day 2017 and I’m not marching; I’m meditating. As President Twit and his handlers summarily and systematically dismantle decades of incremental progress forward, we have all been struck with a feeling of violent unreality. It’s been like being hit, in slow motion, by a Mack Truck. And I know, because that happened to me. … Continue reading

Un Affare da Ricordare… (An Affair to Remember)
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Un Affare da Ricordare… (An Affair to Remember)

I  don’t know what was more heart stopping—the weird adventure that inspired me, the dangerous feeling of discovering new literary territory, or finding the nerve to read something “a-spicy” to an audience…. but altogether, bringing Carla White’s hot supernatural romance to life through Cosima was like stepping into an alternate universe. The “Afternoon at the Caffe Florian” Carnevale … Continue reading