"Thanks, Jessie. A lot of people sure seem angry out there --ignoring the fact that I AM a liberal progressive and I DO support free speech, and am not a bigot.... The times seem to be causing a lot of people to overreact --and loudly protest their…"
"I hope so. The list of "feature" performers or guests or whatever doesn't really lead the casual reader to make that conclusion.... I'm a liberal progressive and artist myself, so wouldn't dream of limiting freedom of…"
"I'm actually sorry to hear that this is going on in Albuquerque. There's already enough vulgarity in our world masquerading as "fun," or "comedy." Just because you have every right doesn't mean it adds to the…"
"After being stuck in central Texas for 17 years, and desperately missing my fair New Mexico, I come to DCF to GET AWAY from images of Texas!! Excellent poetry but I'd rather read about bluer skies, and mesas and canyons and raging rivers and…"
"Right, Dert and Boris. "Ace in the Hole" is also known as "The Big Carnival," probably Billy Wilder's most cynical noir film. The office of the Albuquerque paper that the Douglas character goes to work for is at the corner…"
Grew up in Grants and Albuquerque during the 50s and 60s. UNM degrees in 1976 and 78, Theater and Speech, respectively. Worked in radio (J Michael Jones) at KRZY, KOB AM/FM, ad agencies, and finally at KOAT TV before reluctantly relocating to Texas.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
What's not to like? Except the runaway growth....
What I'm Reading:
Infinite Jest by Wallace; Return of the Prodigal by Nouwen; Close Range - Wyoming Stories by Proulx; Between the Bridge and the River by Craig Ferguson
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I am in Fort Smith Arkansas! Its a Town of about 85,000 Fort Smith is on the Arkansas Oklahoma border. I do not belong in the south, I really, really don't. My Wife's family is from here and divorce is not an option lol! I guess I am stuck! You were on the radio? What I would give for a GOOD radio station! By the way, all the stories you have heard about small town southern cops, BELIEVE IT!
Yeah, I know what you mean! We moved below Rio Rancho back in 1972 and it was my job to break out the wheel barrow and shovel and remove the sand It was a spring Ritual. Wasn't Paradise Hills the first community of what is now called the west side?