Observances 11-25-11

Today I celebrate Buy Nothing Day, as I have for more than a dozen years.  On this “Black Friday” when consumer zombies are brawling and hosing each other down with pepper spray in front of soon to open Wal-Marts, I join Kalle Lasn and adbusters to ask that today...

Observances 11-17-11

Today I celebrate the completion and submission of my latest story The Price of Ursula’s Candy. For me the piece is cause for celebration in that it came out of me, 1114 words and 9:22 of audio in seven days, beginning to end.   I do not strive to...

Observances 11-11-11

Today was originally known as Armistice Day, a day to commemorate the end of World War I and the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany.  The fighting stopped at eleven o’clock in the morning on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.  Some 20 million people died during WWI.  I am...

Observances 11-7-11

Today I commemorate the “Palmer Raids.”  On this date in 1919 some 3,000 anarchists were imprisoned on Ellis Island. I have been keeping a daily reading response journal for a long time, and over the weekend I made the last entry in a thick blank journal I began on the 3rd of January,...

Observances 11-3-11

This morning I want to look back to 11-01-11.  My dear friend Anthony Postman called on that day and reminded me that ten years ago, on 11-01-01, we decided to, in a special Thursday night broadcast, put a live Reggae show on KUNR instead of a canned jazz stream...