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Another Day, Another Scandal

Why is it politicians never realize they’re doing something wrong until they get caught?  Recently exposed New York Democrat..

June 7, 2011

When Did I Stop Loving You/When Did you Stop Loving Me (or How I Learned to Hate Rap Music)

DJ Ipod and I frequently go on random journeys through my pretty extensive hip hop collection.  Once when his battery died and I made the..

May 10, 2011

The Boogey Man is Dead

I had planned to write something entirely different this week but then it happened.  “It” is of course the death of Osama Bin Laden. ..

May 4, 2011

On to The Next One…

Barack Obama finally took the completely unnecessary and pointless step of releasing his birth certificate.  It’s now proven beyond a..

April 27, 2011

Introducing: In This Issue…

Today we introduce the first issue of Uptown Mosaic Magazine.  We’ve been laboring mightily to pick the best fiction, poetry and art..

April 21, 2011

The Nigger Knockers

The knock, knock joke, much like the negro spiritual began as a means of clandestine communication, a way for slaves to pass information to..

April 21, 2011


Me and my girlfriend Lee Ann were finally gonna sleep together today but she still hasn’t shown up yet to our regular meeting spot at the..

April 21, 2011

The Silver Lining

Dear Sir, Hello. I hope that retirement is treating you well. This correspondence is both an apology and an expression of gratitude. I know..

April 21, 2011

sermon to the broken

you won’t die though your pen may dry or erupt crude swamps        drown straight lines you..

April 21, 2011

It’s Hard to be True to Words/ It’s Hard for Words to be True

Trick trick trickles of words snow into black seas,    their undersides worn holey and white-..

April 21, 2011
The Gallery
  • The Break
  • Yellow Cab
  • Snowflakes
  • Of Wings and Prints
  • Abbey Road Revisited
  • Carnival
  • Cross Culture
  • Juan Carlos
January – February