dennis scharnberg

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red barn con

“I want them to pay me for not writing, Donna.  That’s what I look for in a publishing house.”

Stephanie Biggers,  Cat Farming in Nigeria.


winding their way

Hell is Jean-Paul Sartre.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

driving a car

Hollywood had a life span.  Nothing is forever, no matter how magnificent.

Titus Musgrave,  Carthago Delenda Est.

Color Me Barbra

A horse is a horse.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

on your mark

Reading isn’t empirical.  It is not an empirical approach to words.

Titus Musgrave,  The Mystery of Sleep.

consuming government cheese

Gregory wanted to hit something made of steel, and hit it hard, but he couldn’t find anything.  The polished oak of his grandfather’s desk had to serve.

Trent Bendix,  Patricia Knows Best.

highly conceptual recipes

After visiting the Barnett Newman retrospective, Wallace had these words only:  “Bold. Large. Courageous.”

Anselm Bligh,  A Collection of Miniatures.

walk it off

A few things are worth remembering.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

worn out words

I cannot recall the fellow’s name, Jenny, but I do recall that he seemed to be obsessed with an old card game called Beast.

Bertram Wooster,  The Smiling Killer.

splinters for sale

“Sometimes I wish I could help them destroy everything,” said Michael.  “Just to get it bloody over with.”

Thaddeus Crewes,  Crowded Evil World.