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Trickster notes for the common man, the uncommon woman, and everyone in between
Here in the blog, I explore and expand on themes from Disruptive Play and Tricking Power. Dive on in as we connect the dots between the old-as-humanity Trickster archetype and the news of the day. ‘Cause hey. Hey. I’m a monkee. And I’ve got something to say.

Not from Seattle? Not to worry!

July 4, 2022

Because, like the Golden Gate Quartet, I’ll put on my Traveling Shoes, and may be at a venue near you some day soon. But maybe you’re in town, maybe you missed the book launch on June 4 (pix below!) Well in that case, I’d love to see you Thursday, July 14 at 7 PM *…

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Interview! On KZSC, One of the Great Independent Radio Stations

July 1, 2022

Here’s a recent interview that introduces you to my hot-off-the-presses book, Tricking Power into Performing Acts of Love. Don’t click that, CLICK THIS!

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Utopia, Metopia, All God’s Chillun’ Gottopia!

June 23, 2022

I keep saying that it’s time we talk more about what might be distant visions of a more perfect society…I think that’s the ongoing American dream. So I’m giving the mic to a good friend and guest blogger Paul Luczak, who takes a pragmatic view in describing the closest we’re likely to get now and…

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Harry Langdon and the Disruptive Play of Slapstick

June 16, 2022

And more of me talkin’ ’bout it coming up this July…. Harry Langdon is the forgotten superstar of slapstick, whose popularity rivaled Charlie Chaplin’s, Harold Lloyd’s and Buster Keaton’s in the 1920s. He frequently evoked an overgrown child in his mannerisms, cherubic yet pre-moral. Many consider his best films to be The Strong Man (1926),…

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Happy Birthday, Sun Ra [Part 2]

May 20, 2022

Sun Ra, Part 2 From the early 1950s until 1982, Sun Ra and the various configurations of his big band released, by some scholars’ count, more record albums than anyone else. Few of those albums were insignificant. One could debate which of the first four albums—Sound of Joy; Jazz by Sun Ra, Vol. 1; Super-Sonic…

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Happy Birthday, Sun Ra [Part 1]

May 19, 2022

Sun Ra Is Coming To The Party! Rumors of his presence are subject to indeterminacy. Sun Ra, Part 1 Overwhelmed by a game that has been played all around the planet, with Africa colonized and Africans enslaved by France, Great Britain, Portugal, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United State, Germany, Belgium, and the ancient Greeks…

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What Launching “Disruptive Play” Loki-ed Like.

May 17, 2022

This is how we partied in 2018, at the book launch party for Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture. And lest we forget, Godfather II and The Empire Strikes Back were as good or better than the blockbusters that preceded them. Please don’t block THIS buster, and come to the Book LaunchTalkParty for Tricking Power into Performing Acts of…

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