Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Balsamic Vinegar Martini

Doesn't sound good at all, but I guess he knows what he's doing:


Cave City Becoming a Ghost Town

"We need to organize a determined squad of entrepreneurs to go down there on a mission to help restore Cave City's beautifully tacky tourist trade."


Sunday, August 22, 2010

Son of a Grimaldi!

JSH releases two short snippets from his play in progress about, what else, clowns.


Friday, August 20, 2010

Please Dough Nut Eat This

A slab of beef, bacon and egg wedged between two Krispy Kreme donuts? I think I'm going to hurl right now.


Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Call for Plays... Sort Of

Catclaw Theatre is making a renewed call for play script submissions, but JSH pretty much lays down the law about what they don't want to see - which is a lot!


Sunday, August 15, 2010

Commonwealth Curiosities

JSH has a new gig writing for Kentucky Monthly Magazine!


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Saudi Arabian Superclock

"The four faces of the Mecca Clock are illuminated by 2 million LED lights. "In the name of Allah". The Mecca Clock will display, of course, Arabia Standard Time (three hours ahead of GMT). The clock faces are 151 feet in diameter, which dwarfs the face of Big Ben (23 feet in diameter) considerably. The Big Ben clock was installed in 1859 to replace the Palace of Westminster's which had been destroyed by fire in 1834."


Monday, August 9, 2010


JSH deconstructs Hitchcock's most misunderstood film, but reading about Vertigo gives me vertigo.


Friday, August 6, 2010


What is Cubeb? Apparently you smoke it. Edgar Rice Burroughs did, and look at him.


That Floridian Flavor

On the sad state of cigarette smoking in Florida:


Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Louie Louie Louie Louie Louie Louie Louie Louie Louie

"I once heard Jack Endino refer to Billy Childish derogatorily as "that Louie Louie guy", and I understood then that battle lines were drawn, perhaps billions of years ago, between we who are Louie Louie guys and those who don't have the Louie gene. Jack, there's something that you lack."


The Grave of Marvin Finn

The colorful headstone of Louisville folk-artist and bird fancier Marvin Finn:


Sunday, August 1, 2010

Joe the Strummer

JSH names Joe Strummer's "Earthquake Weather" as the soundtrack to his own "lost years":