Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Monthly Archives: June, 2003

Power outrage.

From today’s USA Today: Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said yesterday that he supports a constitutional amendment that would ban homosexual marriage in this country. He is quoted as saying, … Continue reading

June 30, 2003 · Leave a comment

Exit polemic.

Today, announced the results of the online Democratic “primary” they were conducting this week. MoveOn is an organization of progressives that was initially founded to combat the impeachment of … Continue reading

June 27, 2003 · Leave a comment

Train of thought jumping the tracks.

What happened? This used to come so easily. What happened to the pipeline between mind and mouth and fingers, why do they no longer cooperate, why does mind have lofty … Continue reading

June 26, 2003 · Leave a comment

Everyone knows a rant can’t move a rubber tree plant.

But I’m gonna do it anyway. In the gym locker room this morning, I saw three things on the mounted television that made me react with, in order, disbelief, mirth, … Continue reading

June 23, 2003 · Leave a comment

Pip, pip, cheerio, all that rot.

Just received, via Royal Mail, somewhat definitive proof [1] that my writing has gone international–a program, from Vince Pham, for the production of 2 Plays, 5 Sketches . . . … Continue reading

June 19, 2003 · Leave a comment

The Rise of the Roman Numeral.

What does it say about a civilization when the only facet of its culture that survives is its system of numerals? Consider Rome. Sure, the Coliseum still stands, but they … Continue reading

June 17, 2003 · Leave a comment

Fraud! Fraud!

Last night, I brought Don and Danielle out to my apartment to read through Staring Contest purely as a diagnostic of sorts, to see what needed to be worked on … Continue reading

June 17, 2003 · Leave a comment

Welcome to Little League!

Everybody’s a winner! I was unable to definitively choose a winning suggestion to the contest I placed on this Journal 11 days ago, and so my compromise is to give … Continue reading

June 13, 2003 · Leave a comment

I hope I don’t see his name in the paper.

Today officially [1] begins this summer’s Jumble(R) scanning for the new fall Jumble(R) book. Luckily, this year we didn’t have nearly enough puzzles from our source to do another GIANT … Continue reading

June 12, 2003 · Leave a comment

Score one for music.

Get it? Some years back, I recall getting into an argument with my college floormates Chris Friel and Marcel “Marcellus T” Fauci, about whether or not a song’s most important … Continue reading

June 12, 2003 · Leave a comment