Category Archives: Writing

Siri, or SOMETHING is not only listening to me, it’s actually hearing me

It was a long time ago that I arrived at the conclusion that our technology is listening, parsing and ultimately categorizing us by political categories for boxcars when the revolution comes. I know this because the most obscure conversations in … Continue reading

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Strange Stories Amazing Facts, and how Reader’s Digest is an American Treasure

I’ll never forget the time my dad got this book in the mail.  He handed it to me when I was a kid and said, “you’ll like all the interesting stuff in here.” He was right.  I actually never did … Continue reading

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The World’s Last Night

  “The doctrine of the Second Coming is deeply ‘offensive’ to the whole evolutionary or developmental character of modern thought. We have been taught to think of the world as something that grows slowly towards perfection, something that “progresses” or … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Conspiracy–an unfinished review

Thus far I’m halfway through what has turned out to be a psycho-therapeutic pit stop.  Being that the current state of the world is one of unmitigated anger, listless calls for some undefined goal of “justice,” the burning of infrastructure, … Continue reading

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Upcoming show

A self-described “renaissance hack, raconteur, and all-around tricky person,” Ron Giesecke knows his way around a deck of cards. His one-man show,  A Brief History of Deception, bridges the gaps that divide the sleight-of-hand artist from the crass and subversive … Continue reading

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In which I blatantly borrow my own Amazon review of Erwin McManus’ “The Last Arrow” and post it here.

Three years ago, when I was 47 and contemplating the horizon of my fifth decade on the planet, I had an introspective fit–the kind that proves that encroaching mortality starts to get in your head. Yet, I’m not sure that … Continue reading

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And now–yet another project in the works

When i decided on the moniker for this blog, it wasn’t exactly a task rendered under flippant conditions. Even if the title, “Master of None” seems as if it comes out of the same comedic genepool of,”are you working hard, … Continue reading

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Local Celebrity Status: Moderate

It would seem that a local magazine, Enjoy, got some notion that my constantly-evolving diversity would be interesting, so they did a story on me. As a pre-emptive measure, I’d like to say to those that actually take the time … Continue reading

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I had a song come to me in my sleep, and Adele isn’t going to get away with stealing it

  So it’s a well-known fact that the majority of my creative inertia comes during the night. I’ve had moments of epiphany that are unrivaled right after a good night’s rest. It is common knowledge that I wrote the song … Continue reading

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No really. I’m still here. I’m just here in Portuguese

I could try to take you down every single emotional, situational and logistical rabbit-hole that’s slightly derailed my writing, but I won’t. Here’s the problem with being me: Me. In fact, I named the blog something that was a subtle … Continue reading

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