Articles Archive for November 2010
In the shadow of our gracious host here at Mispeled, luke t. bergeron, I’m making available an old short story of mine entitled “Dream Transcription” that I hope is more enjoyable to read than I assume it to be. One of my favorite authors wrote, “If you show someone something you’ve written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin and say, ‘When you’re ready.’”
So here’s a short description of the story (which incidentally is kind of important to the story… probably should have incorporated it into …
For most of my life I’ve been fascinated with Lego building blocks. I love the idea that they are a strangely modern art form – small manufactured pieces assembled together in a billion different ways to create microcosms of culture. There’s something so powerful in that idea that I can’t quite wrap my mind around it.
I’ve collected Legos on and off since I was a kid, castles mostly, although I dabbled in the town, space, and pirate themes a little. When I was a kid my favorite thing to do …