Last Call at Casa de Hann-Basquiat

Hey you – yeah, you with the glasses – have you pre-ordered your copy of Memoirs of a Dilettante, Vol. One? And you madam, with the fluffy little dog – have you? And excuse me, sir – could you put the doughnut down? That’s a good man. Have you pre-ordered your copy of Memoirs ofContinue reading “Last Call at Casa de Hann-Basquiat”

We the People do Declare

Have you ever met someone who made you nod your head and say, yes? Or, who phrased the jumble of letters and words that form our language in such a way that you could not help but grin and smile? Helena Hann-Basquiat, everyone’s favorite dilettante, made me nod, grin and laugh from the moment IContinue reading “We the People do Declare”

Three Below

“Wouldn’t it be funny if the ‘Three Little Pigs’ story got it wrong?” “Wrong?” “Yeah, like what if the wolf was the victim?” “And those pigs were what, rival gangsters who had it in for each other?” “Yeah, and the wolf was the hired gun. At the very end, the surviving pig in his bigContinue reading “Three Below”