Power outage on the north side. I think my stereo blew out. Or just the fuse. The thing’s old anyway – I mostly use it as an amp for the computer – the 3-CD player doesn’t work and I don’t play MiniDiscs with it anymore and the radio antennae doesn’t get reception since I’m halfway […]

Back to Thebes

My adaptation of Antigone is going to be produced in Ohio this coming fall! This was my thesis and project – sort of what would happen if Oliver Stone and Stanley Kubrick did a Greek tragedy. I read it now and see a lot of me intuiting things that I sensed were happening in the […]


Just got back from the dentist. I hadn’t had my teeth cleaned in a long time. Got three potential cavities that better brush will take care of as well as some gingivitis that more Listerine can help. Other than that the choppers remain in good shape – though a little bit tea-stained – might be […]


You may have read Maureen Dowd’s rip on Bush – if not it’s worth a reading: In Bushworld, our troops go to war and get killed, but you never see the bodies coming home. In Bushworld, the C.I.A. says it can’t find out whether there are W.M.D. in Iraq unless we invade on the grounds […]

Running PHP Through Crontab

A tidbit I learned from my webhost’s help pages was that you can use the lynx command to run a PHP script. Often webhosts don’t allow PHP to be run easily through crontab because of some kind of permissions stuff that I can’t really get quite clear on. Anyway – here’s the gist: It is […]