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League of Inveterate Poets

The out-of-context contextuality of a foolish sage

Excelsior You Fathead!: The Life and Art of Jean Shepherd

| July 7, 2010

I wrote previously about the profound influence of raconteur, radio host, author, etc. Jean Shepherd on my feckless youth (a frequent Shepherdism for “kid types”). Here’s a little sampling of his descriptive powers (VIDEO: “Life is in bad taste” 1977) Today I’m stepping out to recommend a book I haven’t even read yet (but will […]

Dylan Brody and the Art of Storytelling

| June 13, 2010

If you follow this blog, you know that I’m trying to develop myself as a storyteller (The Bus, the Bench, and the Chamber of Doom text version | audio version). They say if you want to be a writer you should read great writers. So I figure if I want to be a storyteller, I […]

Jean Shepherd: Podcaster Before the Word Was Invented

| March 5, 2010

“Some men are Baptists, others Catholics; my father was an Oldsmobile man!” – Jean Shepherd as “Ralphie” in the film A Christmas Story Recently an illness kept me confined to the bed for a couple of weeks. During that time, podcasts on my iPhone were my friend and companion. I have a number of favorites […]

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