Monthly Archives: September 2009

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Bonus Eric Gaskins

Here’s a pretty funny interview with my old college buddy Eric Gaskins:

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Mo Heine

Aristophanes shows us the most hideous images of human madness only in the laughing mirror of wit; Goethe ventures to utter the agony of the thinker who understands his own nullity only in the doggerel verses of a puppet-play; and … Continue reading

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Dig It!

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The Farmer’s Funereal Philosophy

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The Ripon Philharmonic

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The Romantic Cynic: Selections from Heinrich Heine

May no one say that I lack religion. Opium, too, is a religion. The town itself is beautiful, and looks its best when you turn your back on it. By and large the inhabitants of Gottinger may be divided into … Continue reading

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Bonus un-Coverage

Wow, hard to believe a sedentary gent such as UBU is hitting the road yet again — but I’m going to parents weekend in the land where the cheesehead roam and hence will be unable to file any more dispatches from UBULAND until the next regular … Continue reading

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Requiem For a BookFest

Another successful Kerrytown Bookfest – a crowd estimated at 4,000, big time attendance at the panels, good sales by the vendors…a hit… But yet despite all the outer trappings of success I still have a little bit of a bad … Continue reading

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I’m still working on my incisive BookFest recap, so in honor of the beginning of school I’ll present this one as a public service:

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