Hey, Rocky, Watch Me Pull a Rabbit Out of My Hat...

If you know what to look for, the vast majority of politicians and preachers and prophets are akin to amateur prestidigitators; they all share...

Will Trump’s Vile Vituperations Be Democracy’s Epitaph?

The late great composer, singer, musician, author, and soul and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron had something to say about a second term for a...

“Red, White, and the Blues: A Long and Hard Ride over...

I am pleased to announce the launch of my book, Red, White, and the Blues: A Long and Hard Ride over Treacherous Terrain. It...

The Trumpocrats

NOTE: The below piece is satire and is based upon The Aristocrats which is “a taboo-defying off-color joke that has been told by numerous stand-up...

“My Most Fervent Wish Is That I Will Not Be Replaced...

The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg holds the potential for the United States to start anew . . . or to be the...

History Lies in the Eyes of Its Beholder

The following is a semi-autobiographical third-person narration reflecting two nights from John's 1989 European street-performing tour. He wrote it in hopes that it will...