Myriam Gurba Publishes Another Book

September 11, 2023

Myriam Gurba has just published another book – Creep, a collection of essays – so it’s a good time to reprint my creative feature “Who’s Myriam Gurba?” which originally appeared in October 2020.  Gurba is a feisty, talented, and photogenic writer and social activist. Whether or not readers agree with her opinions, she entertains with…

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Tales of Romance is Published Today

April 11, 2023

We revised Tales of Romance and added a new cover and published it today. The four chapters are Dating, Issues, Swingers, and Breakups. INTRODUCTION I recently wrote a series of columns and very short stories about a variety of subjects but noticed I had a preponderance, about fifty, that concerned romance, and that they fit…

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For Flynn

February 19, 2021

on sunny forest lawn fresh pink flowers lie across errol flynn caressed by lady lost in distant dreams

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Tiger’s Green Jacket

April 20, 2019

I can’t sleep. I’d get up and do something if I could but my back’s too sore. It hurts all the time. I’ll take another pain pill or two. I’ll take whatever’s necessary to quit hurting. I think my mind hurts more than my back. What I’ve got to do is quit thinking. This all…

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Tiger Woods on the Prowl

August 16, 2018

Few in any sport have exerted the gravitational pull of red-shirted Tiger Woods on championship Sundays. For twelve years he dominated the landscape, shooting eighteen under par to demolish the field in his first professional Masters, inventing the Tiger Slam, an unprecedented four straight majors over two seasons, and seizing fourteen majors and dozens of…

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Babe and Billy

March 8, 2018

“Hey, Kid, get out here,” Babe says, inhaling cold air and exhaling hard. “This place is our Yankee Stadium.” A wiry man of medium height appears and says, “How about you quit calling me Kid.” “I’ll be happy to, soon as I learn your name.” “How long you need? I’ve been here thirty years.” “I’ve…

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Manson Confesses

November 21, 2017

glad i checked out or these days my girls coulda accused me of some wild shit

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Age of Consent

April 27, 2017

A California man I knew long ago is currently in the hot waters of moral indignation and lust for punishment. His alleged crime: having sex with a sixteen-year-old girl, whom I shall correctly call a woman, from June to September a few years ago. At the time he was fifty-four. The district attorney, no doubt…

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In Other Hands – The First Review Arrives

September 26, 2016

In Other Hands: Revised Edition – Top Customer Reviews 5.0 out of 5 stars Drugs – Homeless – Prostitutes- Human Trafficking and more By Charles Halter on September 23, 2016 I thought I knew all I wanted to know about drugs, the homeless, prostitutes, human trafficking and the poverty stricken. Well, I’ll tell you…

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Bruce Jenner Opens Up

April 28, 2015

I was twenty-three in the spring of 1976 and often played basketball in the Sacramento State University gym and then drove to the all-weather track on the south side of campus and jogged before running wind sprints. People often complimented me for being in good shape, and I considered myself a stud but must’ve known…

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Silvio Berlusconi

June 27, 2013

Those saying I’m thief and libertine are fools. I’m suave multi-billionaire media mogul who as prime minister and consummate politician dominated Italy for generation. Regrettably, latest idiots are three dowdy female judges, jealous of Berlusconi allure for gorgeous young women, who sentenced me to seven years prison and banned from politics for life. They won’t…

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Sleep Issues

March 21, 2013

Driving elbow into ribs, Patti said, “Quit snoring.” As Bill did not waken, she drilled again. “What hell?” “You’re ruining sleep.” “You don’t sleep,” he said. “Because you always roll around and snort like pig.” “That’s not why.” “Go to guest bedroom.” Bill complied and was soon snoring. Patti stared at dark ceiling and wondered…

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Evil Eye

March 6, 2012

why look at me like that email link only for aesthetic reasons

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New Employee

January 27, 2012

new employee pulls my eyes hardens hers couple months later feel gentler look up say wait aren’t you

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January 16, 2012

at party naked couple hugs painting each other

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Orange Ladies

January 16, 2012

two mouths pout under hats above dresses sexy or mean better assume mean and sexy

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Madonna Interlude

December 29, 2011

muscular madonna lassos fan’s neck and slides off her dress as crowd chants

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Wired in Bed

November 18, 2011

cold night drunk in ‘eighties bar met chunky woman who showed some white powder we snorted in car at apartment she called woman who came sold more asked for hit and took three firing thousand words before leaving we burned noses and strained hearts couple hours before moving upstairs about two and were nonstop at…

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Herman Cain Explains

November 7, 2011

There’s liberal conspiracy by those who don’t want real independent black man to be president so claim I propositioned some ladies at restaurant conventions inviting them to my room where they’d have been lucky with charming rich rascal like me. I guarantee those women are lying or exaggerating I don’t recall which except settlements they…

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Strong Maids

October 22, 2011

for protection i demanded two maids and they always appeared in tandem and everything worked fine till the day they locked the door bound my hands and had their way

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