Tag Archives: Writing

Writers: I hate you for making me read your sockdologizing books

I stood majestically before the Writer’s Workshop. The entire crew of shitty writers was (not a typo) there. We had been kicked off campus and now we met in the Novi Korova Milk Bar. Me little droogies were having a … Continue reading

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Botendaddy Undergoing Site Cleanup

The site got too cluttered. And too insane. I had to fire the previous manager of the site: the eminent  professor of engineering and human crash test dummy: Dr. Screechiamous Bang. He ran off (pronounced r-u-n-n-o-f-t) with his 24 year … Continue reading

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Last Time at The University Gym

I ran on the lonely back road through the ancient hill country. Once inhabited by American Indian (pronounced revolutionary, oppressed, righteous, non-devilish Native American gender-free, free-range, gluten free people). My first mile was lame. The weather ungodly hot and humid. … Continue reading

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On Writing: The Real Botendaddy Speaks

All of the Allegheny Actor’s Studio players were there: Ricardo Perez of Santurce, 🇵🇷 Puerto Rico who played Ramon Shelley Kornboim of Greenpoint Brooklyn, NY, who played the Librarian Luigi Portofino of Roanoake, Virginia, who played The Park Ranger. Rachel Birnboim of … Continue reading

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The Pilgrim Seeks Wisdom from the Ancient and Wise Botendaddy

“Oohm mane padne cultural appropriation oohm.” Chanted the Botendaddy as he sat in a modified Lotus Position, high on his mountain. A pilgrim appeared over the horizon and walked across the meadow to ascend the peak, she was accompanied by … Continue reading

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German Expressionist Theatre Presents: A 5.54 Mile Run in Savage Humidity: Botendaddy on Trial for {CENSORED}

[Opens to a stage in a smoke-filled Deutsche film-noir 1920’s style theater.] NARRATOR: [In Weimar-Era top hat and tails] ‘Obviously in every German Expressionist play is the existential-oppositional-nihilist anarchist-deontological-neo-structuralism between Totalitarian Fascism and Extreme Socialism presented in incomprehensible 1920’s dialectic.’ … Continue reading

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How to Fail as a Writer: Stop Writing

To my dearly beloved readers, some words of wisdom. What defines success for a writer? Often writers feel like they’ve failed. They say: If I’m not on the Bestseller list of some major Newspaper (Website), I’ve failed as a writer. If … Continue reading

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