god damn, i don’t want to be here.

It’s 8:30 in the morning and I’m sitting in the foray to the main stacks at the Cal library. I have class in an hour and I don’t think I’m going to go. We’re supposed to be talking about two pieces that I didn’t read. I didn’t read them, in part, because I’ve been busy […]

kickin’ the dog with my boots

Last summer, when I was teaching out at San Quentin, I used to talk a lot about actions with positive, negative, or neutral karmic reactions. Kicking a dog has negative karmic reactions, I said. I was listening to a lot of Soul Coughing that summer, and when I listen to Soul Coughing now, I remember […]

okay, so just like, never mind.

This dating this sort of sucks. Is that true? Do I really mean that? Well, sort of. I mean, it’s tough meeting people and it’s tough reading people and there’s all these rules involved and protocol and etiquette and all that happy horse shit. It’s sort of irritating. Not to mention this whole internet thing […]