Herein there's more randomness with special guest start Jack Lockhard as Rev. Oslo Netfetter. Just a couple things this time. I fear that much of my Bennie work is lost to the ages but hey, it's always fun to see the weird and mildly angry stuff I wrote in my younger days. The Further Adventures… Continue reading Time Machine – More Bennie Bromstein Fun
Have you ever wondered what sort of weirdo I was in the 1990's? Before I was an international sensation? Boy are you in for a treat. The following is from an issue of The Eyes of Bennie Bromstein from 1998, which seems like a whole other planet to me. Weird. There's cursing, there's weirdness, and… Continue reading Time Machine Fun! – Bennie Bromstein Stuff From 1998
Once upon a time I was cool. OK, that's a lie because I have never been cool. Ever. I shrug off coolness like a really frilly shawl on a hot day. I am just not made for cool. So let's just say a long, long time ago I did 'zines with friends. This was after… Continue reading Back in the Day – The Eyes of Bennie Bromstein circa 2011
To say that the time we are living in his surreal is an understatement but to say that they are historic is spot on. We are living in the middle of history. Big History. The sort of history classes are framed around. Sure, this era has been an historic one for a lot of reasons… Continue reading Living In The Folds Of History
I am so excited that my newest book, Tattered Tents & Whispered Wishes is finally out. When I first started this book I did so with the understanding that it was unlike anything I had written before and I am thrilled with how it turned out. It's a strange, dark tale that isn't necessarily horror… Continue reading TATTERED TENTS & WHISPERED WISHES Is HERE!
There are times when I would swear to you that I am nuts. A lot of times. OK, most of the time. There’s like a machine in me that will never turn off, no matter what I do. It’s the same machine everyone has in them, the one that drives us and inspires us… Continue reading The Ceaseless March of Machinery
This small tease is taken from the very beginning of my upcoming book TATTERED TENTS & WHISPERED WISHES. The book is the story of a young person searching for the one place on earth they feel they may belong - The Fair. The book will be released on Friday, March 13th. I think all of… Continue reading TATTERED TENTS & WHISPERED WISHES – teaser
Red Magic When I was kid I believed in magic. I believed in fairies, Santa, and ghosts, and the Bigfoot, and all of that. I believed that ours was a world of magic that hid just out of sight and away from adult eyes. Hiding where those pure of heart could find it when they… Continue reading Red Magic – a story
In which I talk a little about awards season.
I don't tend to write poetry because I don't write it well but this sprang forth and here it is. Like everything else, I was stillborn. Life fading like the last light of the day. Eyes closing. Mouth opening. Fist unfurling as a flag with no fight. I would enter darkness as a small bang. … Continue reading Still Born – a poem