For our second installment of the Greatest Song of All Time, we have an Old School Face-off. It’s Jackson Browne’s 1974 classic, Fountain of Sorrow (no relation) versus the Heat Miser’s eponymous ditty….Categories: Cultural Outlet Mall, Give Me A Baseline, And I’ll Shake It, Sauro Motel Blog, Uncategorized
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My story “Athena Barrabas” is up now at Burnt Bridge along with works from Divya Rajan, Adam Million, Ricky Garni and Gary Carter. If you’re interested in puppet shows, Jim Croce, cannoli or Catholic imagery, check it out.Cultural Outlet Mall, Sauro Motel Blog
My story, My Body Does Not Float, was published in the January 2010 issue of elimae. It is, in part, the story of how ungrateful people can be when you save their life. You can find it here.
Many thanks to Kim Chinquee for making it happen.Categories: Law and Letters, Sauro Motel Blog
“The Devil Went Down To Georgia”
The Charlie Daniels Band (1979)
The Devil went down to Georgia… actually, he flew down on Delta on Labor Day from Belmar, New Jersey where he had just enjoyed a summer half-share. He was actually 45 minutes late for his fiddle showdown; having never flown into the Atlanta airport before, he rode that train back and forth …
The proliferation of comic book superheroes with their hi-tech gadgets and superhuman strength has made me nostalgic for that overlooked crime fighter — the physically-challenged, 1970’s, TV detective.
Among others, there was William Conrad as “Cannon” (fat), Buddy Ebsen as “Barnaby Jones” (old), and James Franciscus as “Longstreet” (blind). Cannon and Jones often had a thin, young guy sidekick who …Categories: Cultural Outlet Mall, Sauro Motel Blog