The Puppet Portraitist

I stumbled on a pretty cool new idea – use a small Lumix LX-5 digital camera but take pictures through the two old Twin Lens Reflex cameras I have. I might even devise some sort of bellows. The Puppet PortraitistHas an important jobTake pictures of Dummies,Politicians and other such SlobsThe Puppet Portraitist Has too much workSnooty entitled PuppetsAnd other Selfish JerksThe Puppet PortraitistChanged his…

Mysterious Thanksgiving Moon

Thanksgiving MoonAppeared in my DreamSoftly shining Mysterious sceneMy camera didn’t catch The full glory of the nightSo I push processed itUntil I got it rightIt occurred to meThat humans can seeHuman emotionsBetter than technology

The Haunted Guitar

She’s in thereI swearMy sweet LenoreOf my Orange GuitarYou should hearThe sound she makesLate at nightFrom inside the caseIt’s not a muffled soundClear as a ringing bellThe chime of my guitarAs far as I can tell

The Max Grifter Power Hour on KON-AM 666 Radio

Step right upWatch him pray He will take Your money awayTo buy a jetAnd Crystal CathedralPatriot CultistsJesus Needs YouIn his nameOn Holy CrossMax Grifters WinIs your lossDon’t walk!You must runEven The MeekHave joined in The FunWon’t you Make Time For Jesus?Send your moneyThat would please us Won’t You Make Time For Jesus?

Le Cirque Du Boucher

Boucher is French for Butcher – rhymes with Soleil too. Anyway, I started thinking about Killer Klowns as my 5th installment of the Halloween 666 Series. The devil will be in the details. Literally.


Last night we had some slight rain – and I only saw ONE lightning flash. I think the Bay Area dodged a bullet this year – unlike last. The day was so beautiful – after a very Fall like sunrise – the sky was so blue and the air so clear. This combined with awesome Fall light – and it was a perfect day….

Fall Leaves

There is one time every year where the natural beauty is so great, I swear to God I almost believe in God (again). You know what, nature’s beauty always reminds me that “God” got the big bang started that led to all this beauty. Beauty that man can’t create himself. It truly is other worldly. Today’s song is more folksy, and I think more…

Unhappy Acres

I realized that while the cemetery model looked cool from a certain perspective, it didn’t work for the photographic intentions that I have. Today’s song was a blast. Fender Thin Telecaster, Gretsch Lap Steel, Piano and Bass. I thoroughly enjoyed playing every part.

Pick Your Poison!

Today’s photo shoot is about choices we make in life – good or bad. We have a lot more control over what we do than we think – but sometimes its a windy path and a lot of hard work and patience – both seem to have withered with the advent of the Internet and its “always on” and “swipe left or right” instant…

The Psychobilly Train

I’m really getting into Psychobilly and anything alto country, alt-americana. The more twisted, the better…