Writing, Books, and Bourbon II Podcast Notes: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel News of the World by Paulette Jiles Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson 2010 Odyssey Two by Arthur C. Clarke Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower “The Old Man at Burning Man,” Wells Tower George R.R. Martin 1999 – Will Smith Toyota RAV4 […]

Javier De La Cruz was an honest and somber man. He didn’t ask for anything unearned and he certainly never took. The old caballero, owner of a small business that made little ceramic dolls with faces painted like sugar skulls, received an invitation one spring to hand deliver the biggest order he’d ever seen. He […]

“The Red Light Room” by María Entrialgo María Entrialgo has a degree from the University of Oviedo specializing in Archeology and European Middle Ages History. As a writer she has collaborated with Spanish artists. Nowadays she is secretary in an english academy in her city, Gijón. She also writes at http://mariaentrialgoe.wordpress.com. Leave a comment, donate, […]

Writing, Books, and Bourbon Podcast Notes: Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami Coolidge by Amity Shlaes Next by Michael Crichton Letters from a Stoic by Seneca Knob Creek Bourbon Justin’s Work in Progress Sam’s Stationary Bike “Live fast, die young…” – James Dean What […]

Don’t look up. Keep Calm and Carry On, said the Government. Some mastermind at the Home Office had decided it was time to use the posters that had become so popular during the Recession. What people saw in the sky was even worse than a financial recession. Don’t look up they said. So of course […]

If Emilia, as a young girl, had known what was in that room, she might never have gone in. If she’d known what that red light leaking out from that room meant, all those sobs that went in. Then she’d have never needed to open up the house, years later, to the new police lieutenant. […]