Posts Tagged ‘Ray Harvey’

  • 101 Things to do Instead of College

    September 20th, 2017 | Writing | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    _________   Kindle download here. Buy it here! The most successful people in life aren’t particularly gifted or talented. They become successful, rather, by wanting to be successful. Genetic giftedness is a figment. There are no such things as prodigies. Talent is a process. Intelligence is a process. Have you ever noticed that the smartest […]

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  • The Woman Who Made a Pact with the Devil (Chapters 1 – 36): The End

    September 15th, 2017 | Writing | journalpulp | No Comments

    CHAPTER 1   She hadn’t expected to like him. He was too skeletal, for one thing, his eyes set a little too deeply inside his skull, his gaze a little too unabashed, too knowing. Longish black hair swept up off a high forehead, with sea-green eyes and a prominent brow-ridge, he reminded her of a […]

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  • Autumn

    September 9th, 2017 | Poetry | journalpulp | No Comments

    Summer dies. The long days wane away. The heat in the sky melts like lead to liquid pools. The hills beyond are baked as white as clay. Now creep in the gentle autumn ghouls Trailing their silken shawls of a Lethe- an mist. Shadows warp, gourds enlarge. And now what is always there but not […]

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  • The Woman Who Made a Pact with the Devil

    August 3rd, 2017 | Writing | journalpulp | 13 Comments

    CHAPTER 1   She hadn’t expected to like him. He was too skeletal, for one thing, his eyes set a little too deeply inside his skull, his gaze a little too unabashed, too knowing. Longish black hair swept up off a high forehead, with sea-green eyes and a prominent brow-ridge, he reminded her of a […]

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  • The Book of Dog: Dog Days of Summer and the Dog Star

    July 27th, 2017 | Book of Dog | journalpulp | No Comments

    What lives? The Dog Star is brightest burning star in the nighttime sky – brightest by far – centerpiece in the constellation Canis Major, the big dog, guardian at the gates of the good and true and living catalogue, of all that endures, all that is life-giving.

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  • “Be Like Water”

    July 26th, 2017 | Book of Dog | journalpulp | 12 Comments

    Somehow people have come to think of talent and skill as a thing you either have or you don’t, but that’s not true. Talent and skill are things you cultivate. “Gifted,” “prodigy,” “natural-born talent” — meaningless terms, the lot of them. They’re linguistic apparitions without any actual referent. Talent (so-called) is in actuality a long […]

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  • The Book of Dog Reading Room: Les Miserables, Inspector Javert

    July 25th, 2017 | Book of Dog | journalpulp | No Comments

    “It is our convictions that if souls were visible to the eye we would clearly see the strange fact that each indivdual of the human species corresponds to some species of the animal kingdom,” wrote Victor Hugo in Les Miserables, in his unforgettable description of Inspector Javert, who is without question one of the greatest […]

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  • The Great Electrifier: Nuclear Energy & The Myth of Nuclear Waste

    July 22nd, 2017 | Book of Dog, College of Subversive Knowledge | journalpulp | No Comments

    Nuclear waste doesn’t exist — and that’s one of the many beautiful things about nuclear energy. Electrify my soul. There is no such thing as nuclear waste — and that’s just one of the many beautiful things about nuclear energy. A nuclear reactor is refueled by its waste. Quoting Dr. Pierre Guelfe, chief engineer of […]

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  • Five Things Strong-Minded People Never Do

    June 23rd, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    We spend the majority of our lives inside our own minds. Our minds are made up largely of our thoughts, and thoughts are things: they are things you can control and shape. Strong minds develop strong thinking patterns. Here are five: 1. Strong-minded people never lose sight of their living potential Do you still possess, […]

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  • Book of Dog: Chilling Stories To Cool Your Blistered Soul

    June 21st, 2017 | Book of Dog | journalpulp | No Comments

    Viewer submitted, purportedly true — the Book of Dog tells a terrifying tale to cool your blistered soul: Dog: far-flung, unsung, long tongue, well-hung, big bung, wang chung.

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