Category Archives: indie

Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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Anarchists, group sex, and the Best Party worked well for Iceland

Anarcho/surrealists took power of the Icelandic government. A comedian ex-punker became mayor of Reykjavik, and it all worked. “More punk, less hell.”

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The man behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet drinks around 20 cups of coffee a day. In this interview he tells why it’s “part of the art life.” David Lynch on Coffee and the Art Life “ Do you feel … Continue reading

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Kathleen Hanna: always a hot topic in my book   “Kathleen’s support for aspiring young female writers and musicians cannot be overstated. She was the riot grrrl movement’s big sister, muse, and fairy godmother. Bikini Kill wasn’t exactly raking in a ton of money, but she still bought … Continue reading

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Music and Blue-Collar Bohemianism Really good article that investigates why people in their 40’s and 50’s choose a way of life where they get by, that allows them to pursue a passion such as music rather than opt for the … Continue reading

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Ask a policeman, etc

-Photo by the Scarfolk Blog Go visit Scarfolk to learn about 1970’s takes on Martyr Maid Ice Cream, how children can have fun with old coffins, and more. 

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Joe Rogan, Roseanne, and Chemtrails

In this clip, Joe Rogan tells Roseanne that Monsanto is not making chemtrails to form a giant mirror in the atmosphere. He also has some good insight on those mythical chemtrails. They’re fuel trails burning in the sky. They’re not … Continue reading

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Diamonds in the rough

Abilene! Why? Because. I can’t link it, but there it is. Diamonds are always older than us, remember.  😉

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Hope: Lingerie Startup Company helps Single Mothers in Colombia

An example of truly wonderful creative thinking: A San Francisco-based underwear start-up company called Naja helps impoverished single mothers in Colombia. They get taught a skill, and a portion of revenue goes to the entrepreneurial program. This is a company … Continue reading

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The Enriching Properties of Totalitarian Salads

The rulers have had their sit-down. “Scarfolk is a town in North West England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum. Here in Scarfolk, pagan rituals blend seamlessly with science; hauntology … Continue reading

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