Life

A hero passes …

From the New York Times: Sir Edmund Hillary, the lanky New Zealand mountaineer and explorer who with Tenzing Norgay, his Sherpa guide, won worldwide acclaim in 1953 by becoming the first to scale the 29,035-foot summit of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, died Friday in Auckland, New Zealand. He was 88. His death was […]

Cycling Photography Word Play

Poetry Friday

Photographing Aspirations   Fume-glossed, unbearably shrill, this car is dilated with a glaze that will vanish before standstill— and here’s the youth swimming in space above his whiplash motorcycle: quadriplegia shows him its propped face— after, he begged video scenes not display his soaking jeans, urine that leathers would have hidden and the drag cars […]

Music

Eddie (not Eddy)

So who’s gonna come see Eddie Spaghetti and Jordan Shapiro with me on Friday the 18th? You know you want to … When: Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 What: An Evening with Eddie Spaghetti / Jordan Shapiro Where: Bar Deluxe, Salt Lake City, UT