Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Sad Tale of Bobby B. – Part One (6/27/12)

Excerpted from the unpublished autobiography of noted filmmaker Salvatore “Scoot” Dillanova: Okay, here’s the official story. I worked with Robert Bienvenido on and off from 1990 through 1998. We did a lot of good work together. We parted ways when … Continue reading

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Consort (6/24/12)

It’s lonely tonight in my Very Large City in the Midwest. The loneliness stretches out to the four directions, to sky above me and to the cold earth below, and into the depths of my spirit. Having brought my belongings … Continue reading

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Office (6/22/12)

I was 33 years old when my employer decided that I should have my own private office. I moved in with all the nervous pride I’d had when I opened my first apartment. I played with the phone, shifted my … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With (insert name of favorite pro sports league here) (6/18/12)

Most of the peoples of our planet focus on football (the world’s version) as their favorite pastime involving grown men being paid vast sums of money for playing a game. Here in the states, we are more democratic, dividing our … Continue reading

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Senior (6/16/12)

Hopping off the crosstown bus, I walked to the old downtown movie house with a spring in my step. The theatre is a grand old place with terrific energy, and in the summer the city arts agency brings back old … Continue reading

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A Casual Observation (6/13/12)

Walking downtown the other day, I encountered an unfamiliar situation. I was standing on the corner waiting to cross the street, and on the corner opposite me (to which I was about to cross) were two women, a blonde and … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Wars (news link)

Ice Cream Wars

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Promotion (6/10/12)

After one false start, I’m in the midst of closing my Facebook page and making this website my primary contact point with the outside world. It felt as if I’d reached a point of diminishing returns with Facebook. The idea … Continue reading

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Appreciation (6/7/12)

Years ago, I was a floor man for the Tuesday Bingo game run by my local Moose lodge. I was a loyal Moose man myself, and the lodge was also my landlord. That’s a pattern in my life, by the … Continue reading

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Loops and Lies (6/5/12)

The campus buses circumnavigate my Very Large University in the Midwest. Some of the buses go clockwise, and the others go counter-clockwise along the same route. One route is the North Campus Loop, and the other the South Campus Loop. … Continue reading

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