Witches and Beatniks

Originally a place to promote my dark humor writing. Presently, a media psychology blog


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Forest of Fortune, by Jim Ruland

Forest of Fortune isn’t an ordinary novel. More than a narrative, it is a trip to the lives of others, three tortured souls whose paths never really cross but have in common one place, the Thunderclap Casino. This is a... Continue Reading →

Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love

This is what I’m currently working on. It needs no introduction but just in case you don't get satire, a kind warning: it’s satire. #SantaMonica #LGBT #gayboys #comedy #whiteprivilege #maleprivilege #writing #comedy #LosAngeles 2. Shopping “Never felt better,” the old... Continue Reading →

Changing the World One Meme at a Time

  If a friend asked you to photocopy the photo of a man someone told her is a murderer and then distribute it among all your friends and acquaintances with the specific purpose of ruining that man’s reputation, you probably... Continue Reading →

Is brown-skinned Josie García the worst heroine ever?

First mistake: Being brown. She’s praised for the healthy color of her skin, but as Lina wisely says in chapter 15, when Josie expresses her wish to become an actress: “A Mexican will never play anything other than a maid,... Continue Reading →

About Last Week’s Parties in my Book’s Honor

Following the extraordinary success of Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle book launch party at the Last Bookstore, our friend Mrs. Elektra Fry from Glendale, California, organized a macabre-theme party in my book's honor. Well, she called it an Edgar Allan Poe themed party and... Continue Reading →

Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle launch party was a most extraordinary success!

Dear Love of Southern Jesus, the Book Launch Extravaganza last night at the Last Bookstore was a complete success! Not even the horrible LA traffic prevented those brave readers and a pup named Bikini to show up. I was afraid... Continue Reading →

Not gross, but historically accurate! A man losing his pride is a common occurrence on Halloween!

Why, I've been told that chapter 3 of Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle is a bit gross. Never had I been more insulted, not since Monday! Historically accurate, that's more like it, you ignorant twat! First of all, it is... Continue Reading →

Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle Official Book Launch Extravaganza

ATTENTION EVERYONE!! This is the official launch of "Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle" at THE LAST BOOKSTORE 435 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90013 You are invited. There will be food and booze and of course, my... Continue Reading →

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