A writer’s chance meeting with his idol.
Monday, June 10
Sunday, June 9
The Barden family today.
On cushy jobs in web development, deeply un-cushy opportunities in writing, and our assumptions about the value of labor.
Saturday, June 8
Friday, June 7
On “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez,who terrorized Los Angeles and San Francisco through a string of over 30 home invasion murders starting in 1984 and ending when he was recognized and apprehended by an angry mob.
On Ephemerisle, a “floating festival of radical self-reliance,” and other attempts at creating an island utopia.
Thursday, June 6
Montaous Walton couldn’t throw, catch or hit. But he wanted to be a ballplayer. And with the help of the internet, the media, and an ambitious young agent, that’s what he briefly became.
Their religion prohibits lawsuits. The energy companies know it.