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Recipe for Corbettilla de Huevo Con Pollo Falsa y Vegetables Mucho Loco.

January 8, 2023

Eating food conducive to a good life revolves around eating plants. Fish, cheese and eggs play a small part. Avoid meat at all costs – meaning beef, pork and poultry, including the “squeezings” such as chicken fat that pours form the poor cluckers ears when workers wring the birds’ scrawny little necks. Today’s premier Sunday […]

Swan Dive! Ch. 33: Welcome to RayRay’s Paradise

January 4, 2023

In the flickering glow of a blue candle Ruby’s face resembled a ghost, a soul shadow from the netherworld. Bathed in purple light from the fluorescent art deco circle hanging on the outside balcony wall of her new efficiency apartment her caramel skin blended to glow as a lush ripe plum. Sitting in a white […]

Write On!

January 3, 2023

Writing as revolution helps shake up and even smash the establishment. The Constitution, the Communist Manifesto and the Hairy Messenger (a subversive underground newspaper I founded in 1969 when I raised hell as a Susquenita High School senior in rural Central Pennsylvania) comprise only three radical acts of printed rebellion that required fighting words. My […]

Swan Dive! Ch. 32: One Last Hit?

December 28, 2022

Keeping secrets challenged most people. Not Kim Phillips. Even as a girl, Kim – who everyone knew then as Kate, Kate Leary – never gossiped, told tales out of school or spread rumors. She was no tattle tale. No snitch. As he father often said, “No rats allowed in this house.” One morning about 4:00 […]

Swan Dive! Ch. 31: Assassination Anticipation

December 21, 2022

Killing isn’t supposed to be easy. Neither is justifying the grisly act. But ask anybody who commits such a ghastly deed and he or she will likely explain away the dire circumstances that led to that dark finality, explaining exactly why death happened as it did. Randall Lark killed on behalf of his government. He […]

The Outlaw Steve Corbett ink splotch