"Fiction isn’t lies. Fiction is fibs."– Edna Ferber Bumper sticker: My iPhone Is InLove With Your iPod Did you see the cloud shaped like a freckled egg over Fox Hollow last Tuesday? Ask Sparrow "Ask Sparrow," as you may know, is a regular feature of this column, where indecisive persons submit their dilemmas for […]
"Americans spend too much time trying to impress their cats."– Wayne Gretzky A Letter Dear Sparrow: I’m for same-sex marriage. I think both partners in a marriage should have the same amount of sex. V. P. Anonymous Reminiscence A woman I will call Madame Z told me: "My husband has been a volunteer fireman for […]
"Give me a nation with arrogant fruitsellers and meek politicians."– Paul Claudet Did you see the cloud shaped like Aladdin’s lamp over Allaben last Tuesday? A Letter Dear Sparrow: When I was a kid, I thought Popular Mechanics was a magazine profiling well-loved garage mechanics. J. T. Bumper sticker: I’M TOO LAZY TO LOOK UPTHE […]
I ran into Thurston Moore, guitarist for Sonic Youth, at the book party for Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York’s Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992, an anthology we’re both in. I told him I am beginning an anti-Beatles blog. "The Beatles are The Beatles," said Thurston, tautologically. Then he added: "There are innovators […]
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"If you meet the Buddha on the road, ask him for his autograph."– Angelina Jolie My friends are listening to the palindromic jam band Gem Tune Nutmeg. A Letter After years of living in the Catskills, one learns to hear fog. It sounds like a distant bassoon. R. T. Superintendent Search? This copied from a […]