More Gonzo Fest 2019 Photos – at the Frazier

                As my plane was hours late, I missed the Frazier Museum tour the first time round. The next day Rory Feehan returned there with me. With an Irish flare he devoured every detail of the exhibit, as did I. Two of these photos were taken by him. I particularly like the one of us together. As I'd sat in the kitchen right beside that stool many years before, I was glad it was so well reconstructed. A wonderful expe...
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Al Satterwhite on the phone

I just had the delightful pleasure of talking for an hour with Al Satterwhite on the phone. He's a photographer whose work takes your breath away. Below are two of his YouTube compilations - fascinating: Hunter Thompson in Cozumel, Mexico, in 1974, photoshoot for Playboy. The South in the Sixties If you just want to feel good, browse through his work for the fine detail and slices of life. His work has so much the human touch, telling stories in facial expressions and the lens focus....
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William McKeen’s Special Contribution to My New Book, “Hunter Thompson’s Hell’s Angels”

William McKeen is a Special Contributor to my new book, Hunter S. Thompson's Hell's Angels: Writers & Editor, Romance & Trouble in collaboration with Ron Whitehead. You can read his contribution by clicking here: A fast-paced short 1,000 words by a very good writer himself. https://www.williammckeen.com/book-excerpt/?fbclid=IwAR3UgenFhLpCM6p49P8zDpk0g9MqYCyaaxVJSm0RF5z82vQUKOHz7Dwyv_k  
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“Spiritual Genomics” Book Launch – Dr. Fred Grover Jr.

After several years of work, Dr. Grover's book of holistic medicine is finally finished, published, and selling well. It's Spiritual Genomics: A physician’s deep dive beyond modern medicine, discovering unique keys to optimizing DNA health, longevity, and happiness! Dr. Grover is known in Denver for his "mind spa," which represents his own bridge-making with the world of traditional medicine, including through his shamanic experiences. Click here and scroll down to the video clips to see his ...
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Dachshund Photos – My Dogs

Hans is my third dachshund - my first American one. Snoepie, in the top photo, was Belgian, and Snoep, the first one, was French but bought in Casablanca. He lived an adventurous life, in Morocco, Belgium, Switzerland, and the U.S. My second dacushund - called a tekkel in Belgium - was very different from Snoep, Snoep being aristocratic, the son of a French champion. But Snoepie loved everyone, and unlike Snoep, who never made a sound, barked at times. The thing about Snoep was how photogenic he...
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Picasso at the Oud St. Jan Museum – Bruges

Sometime ago, I had the lucky opportunity to wander alone through the rooms of these drawings in Bruges. A small but significant, highly interesting exhibit of Picasso's  drawings. As always, there's a lot of wit, and what amazed me was the ability to say so much with so few strokes of the pen. It's here that a drawing of mine was on exhibit in December 2018. After leaving here, it's going to a yoga institute in Bruges for two months, on sale. After that, if not sold, it has another beautifu...
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Exhibiting at the Oud Sint Jan’s Museum of Bruges – 12/2018

Above: Pablo Picasso, The Friendship Bouquet, at the Oud St. Jan's Museum of Bruges, which just exhibited Rider on Horse - an experimental cloud/sun photograph by me - November 26 through December 1,  2018. Bruges is the exquisite canal-lined city in Belgium that tourists love, just a half hour from Ghent, another old Flanders city, and I'm a dual national. Bruges is one of the loveliest cities in Europe, a little Venice. The event is the Flanders International Biennal of Contemporary Art...
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Margaret at the McNally Jackson Bookstore (Brooklyn)

It's official. I joined George Mason MFA professor Tim Denevi and journalist Jonny Diamond (writer for Rolling Stone, etc.; editor in chief of The Literary Hub) at a McNally Jackson Bookstore event in Brooklyn in November. It's part of Denevi's book tour for Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism, on sale October 30. Partnering with Little Brown, The Paris Review, Soho Press, The Melville House, Harper Perennial, the National Book Criti...
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Allen Joseph Miner

Al has just transitioned. If you want to be truly inspired, go here and listen to the In Memorial video. Al doesn't just hope he'll survive. He has proof in having left the Earth 10,000-plus times as Lama Sing came into his body to give the readings over 45 years - in the trance-channel manner of Edgar Cayce. His wife, Susan Miner, is pulling back the curtain on aspects of his teaching and life that she observed at his side these last decades. To do this, she will have a weekly newsletter, th...
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