Bad Moon Rising

“The bees came to find you,” Dance says. Drin glances at the tree.  “They swarmed?” “I called your beekeeping friends, as you say to do.” “Oh, that explains it,” Drin says. Dance tilts his head up in a precise jerk just like the little bright praying mantis they had been …

Bad Blues and Flat Tires

Doctor Alexander nods politely when the Chu twins settle on stools on either side of him.  He appreciates the strength in the slender fingers as they touch his shoulder in greeting, the claw prickles gently reminding him they could rip him stem to stern.  Their muscles are not as subtle.  …

Seabirds

It feels silly, mundane, to stagger off the kitchen table, wipe themselves off, and pull up their pants.  Of course Drin cracks jokes and waddles around the kitchen with his ass bare and pants around his knees, pulling them wide and making quacking cartoon noises.  Dance has to tickle him …

RE: Teeth

among the comments for Teeth: RE: the audio, also very interesting stuff. I was struggling to pick up the wording (my speakers be cr**) until I looked at the lyrics. Interesting indeed. from this site, http://www.nomorelyrics.net/silversun_pickups-lyrics/389886-future_foe_scenarios-lyrics.html Future Foe Scenarios lyrics Artist: SILVERSUN PICKUPS Album: Carnavas (2006) Buy Carnavas (2006) CD …

But Then They Ask Why

“Explaining why he preferred conducting the Berlin Philharmonic to the Vienna Philharmonic: ‘If I tell the Berliners to step forward, they do it. If I tell the Viennese to step forward, they do it. But then they ask why.’” the quote, per Wikipedia, is from Brian Moynahan, ‘Funeral in Berlin’, …