Outre’ #5

Originally posted on kentmcdanielwrites:
? Outre’ #5, cover The cover above is  from Outre #5, which ran through mailing 34 of The Southern Fandom Press Alliance (SFPA), circa 1968. Ned Brooks, official archivist of of SFPA, was kind enough to provide it for me, along with the text below from the issue . Science-fiction fanzines then and now…

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MFA IN A Box: A WHY TO WRITE BOOK

Originally posted on kentmcdanielwrites:
MFA in a Box: A Why to Write Book; John Rember; Dream of Things Press; Chicago, IL; 2013; $16.95, paperback, $4.99 e-book. Paperback available at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com; e-book available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and most e-book sites. As the title promises, Author John Rember does offer cogent reasons to…

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Reading from Jimmy Stu Lives!

Originally posted on kentmcdanielwrites:
          I did a book reading last Wednseday on Chicago’s north side at Silvies, a comfy little club with two equal sides, the further of which is the music room, where I gave the reading. I’m gonna say right now that I don’t recall a better evening. People came from The…

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Review from Fenris #138

Originally posted on kentmcdanielwrites:
         Legendary zine-editor and guest of honor at last June’s Deep South Con Fiftieth Anniversary Bash, David Hulan, reviewed Jimmy Stu Lives  in the latest issue of his zine, Fenris. The review follows below: Jimmy Stu Lives!, by Kent McDaniel, TPB in print now. This comes from a small press, Penumbra Publishing in…

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Video from April, 2014

I’m posting six videos here from a recent gig at Silvies on Chicago’s north side. We had a Zoom Recorder going that night and captured these songs live, among others. Personnel on the songs are Dorothy McDaniel – bass, Alpha Stewart – percussion, John Temmerman – sax, Me – guitar. Numbers 1, 3, 5, & 6 […]

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“It’s done!” said State Representative Robyn Gabel.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
State Representative and pension thief Robyn Gabel. “It’s done!” said State Representative Robyn Gabel to the two dozen or so local representatives at the IPACE endorsement hearings this morning. She was talking about pension theft and Senate Bill 1. The words had that tone of, “Get over it. Move on.”  Like she…

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“All The Alligators” II

I co-wrote the song on the video below, with my friend Tom Naue a long time ago . He and I wrote the words, which for a rockabilly song, are a little different. I wrote the music, which just happened to come out rockabilly. On the video, that’s Dorothy McDaniel on bass and vocals, Alpha Stewart […]

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John Dillon. John ponders the meaning of Lisa Madigan’s assertion of police powers for pension theft.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
- John Dillon is a retired teacher, pension rights activist and blogger. In her argumentative response to Sangamon County’s Judge Belz concerning petitions by We Are One and other legal teams seeking a stay or injunction on the implementation of SB1 (PA 98-599), Attorney General Lisa Madigan provided a summative…

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National Gallery Outdoor Painting beach west of Divi Tiara timeshares

Originally posted on Simones iPad Art:
kentmcdanielwrites:I love seascapes. This one for example. I don’t know: It’s posted as iPad Art. That mean it’s computer generated? Originally posted on Simones iPad Art: View original

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10 Great Quotations from Writers about Books

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. – Oscar Wilde Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? – David Baldacci Books are a uniquely portable magic. – Stephen King Books are the mirrors…

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