Write drunk. Edit sober.
Very sorry to hear of the loss of Jim Harrison on late Saturday evening. Jim Harrison could write the hell out of everything from a novella to a poem to a backyard bbq (in particular the wine list included therein), and his humane and honest diction was nothing less than inspiration here at the guerilla. Known chiefly for Revenge (a 1990 film with Kevin Costner, Madeline Stowe and Anthony Quinn) and Legends of the Fall (a 1994 film with Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt), he produced quality writing in multiple genres for decades. It is said he passed working on a poem in his study in Arizona. Let’s hope.
Flash Sale! The kindle edition of Brian Townsley’s noir novel, A Trunk Full of Zeroes, is .99 on the Amazon site until December 27th! So, if you haven’t had a chance to pick it up yet, or have the print edition already and want a digital copy, here’s your chance. Merry Holidays and Happy Noir.
Guerillalit artist Tim Townsley has been busy lately. Along with having multiple shows and/or pieces being displayed at present, he also recently won the Preston Ormsby Award for Painting from the Palm Springs Art Museum (!), and is featured in the Coachella Valley Weekly. Read the article here, and check out Tim’s website for more details on the individual shows and events.
Also, Sonny Haynes and Mickey Cohen have been making the rounds, as A Trunk Full of Zeroes stickers have recently been spotted on both coasts: first in the East Village (via the Parkside Lounge), the second at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown:
–Until next time, Cheers! GL
Tim Townsley’s opening reception for his one man show, Jazz Standards, is Thursday, October 22nd at the UC Riverside Palm Desert Campus, from 5:30-7:30pm. Over 30 pieces will be featured, including Miles, Monk, Mehldau, Ornette Coleman, Eric Alexander, and many others. Come on by and have a look.