Jesus Murphy!

Jesus Murphy, or Holy Crap, or the obligatory Oh My God! Has it really been a year since I’ve blogged? I guess that’s evidence of two things: 1) I’m a somewhat self-serving blogger–the last time I posted was when HUSTLE … Continued

It’s out!

No, this isn’t an April Fool’s joke. My new novel HUSTLE is finally out there. The coming media onslaught (yeah, I use that term loosely–and sarcastically) is probably going to annoy you a bit. I’ll be doing a fair amount of … Continued

The Bible is full of tropes!

The Bible is Full of Tropes. There. I said it. The other night I was wrangled into watching The Book of Eli  by my wife. She loves Denzel—hey, who doesn’t?—but she also loves this particular movie.  “I know you think  … Continued

Eating up the Tenderloin

  It’s become a passive obsession of mine to watch the city I love whither and devolve from the place of self-discovery I once knew to a strange unwelcoming metropolis. Out here on the web there’s no shortage of bitching … Continued

Dazed …

Okay, this isn’t exactly an op-ed piece, but I wanted to mention that this Monday (January 6th 7pm PST) I’ll be part of the Dazed Digital Radio Broadcast. Along with Nikki Palomino and Rob Pierce hosting, the guests are Punk … Continued

The Best Lists of 2013 … or 1976

The end of the year always brings us plenty of lists. Nowadays, with the advent of social media, the lists are more personalized, specialized: My favorite reads of 2013, my favorite movies of 2013, my favorite celebrity nip-slips, corporate mergers, … Continued

Inaugural Blog

So, I’ve done it. I’ve entered the blogosphere, finding myself in a place I never thought I’d be. When I think about bloggers, I picture angry politicos spouting their tired and borrowed opinions on subjects I’ve never cared about—guys in … Continued

Review: The Counselor

So, this week I went and saw The Counselor, the much-touted flick that had so many of us salivating for the past year while they teased us with clips. Before going, I did read a few reviews that managed to … Continued