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Absinthe Drinkers Love Company

I love-love-LOVE Absinthe! I had only read accounts of la fee verte and when I discovered absinthe was coming back to America I was eager to partake. Scouring every liquor store in Manhattan, I found one where I could pre-order four bottles. Good thing too as the day Lucid arrived, it…

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Musings

If You Haven’t Tried Absinthe, You Must!

From a very early age I have been fascinated by the mystique surrounding absinthe. In 1997 when I went to Spain I scoured all of Barcelona asking for the elusive absenta before I was directed by a butcher to a small place in Barrio Gotico. I got lost looking for…

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Writing

I Have Superpowers and I’m Not Stopping

Some call me Double N. While it may be true that I posses superhuman powers of doing,  I assure you there is only one of me. A friend asked me recently if I spent a lot of time dreaming of my stories. The truth of the matter is, I do. I…

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The Golden Buddha

Several years ago, I heard a tale. While it resonated with me at the time, it is only recently that the story has become a defining parable for my life. In the early 19th century, the King of Thailand decreed that all the images of Buddha residing in abandoned, ruined…

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An Endless Hunger, Musings, Writing

Film Noir as Inspiration

While my newest novella, An Endless Hunger, is classified as horror, it borrows from one of my favorite genres: Film Noir. In the exposition of  An Endless Hunger, a nameless stranger stands beneath a pool of light in a stark, stormy night. Across the street a taxi cab pulls up and out…

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A Little Werewolf Love

I’ve always been enthralled by monsters A little werewolf love never killed anyone…or has it? Since childhood I have been enthralled with monsters. In the course of my lifetime, I have viewed hundreds of hours of monster movies. I watch them all the good, the bad, the God-awful. I have read hundreds…

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