Lawrence Welk (photo credit: unknown) Normal? That's funny. Um. Who did most of the talking? The patient? Or the licensed well-dressed sociopath taking notes? (Jokes.) First, you have to realize “normal” is a state of mind, a figment of our dysfunctional imagination, a tumor that never goes away and spends a lifetime…just sitting there…atop and… Continue reading Q: “Is it normal to be exhausted after a therapy session with your clinical psychologist if you have a mental illness?”
From the vault (July 8, 2000) I don’t like riding on the passenger side ...in fact it was only yesterday when i yelled, BUYING A NEW PAIR OF SHOES CURES EVERYTHING THAT AILS YA... AND STOLY'S WORKS IN A PINCH AS WELL.. though because electricity *is* my bio-functional sombrero, you'll find my lady Macbeth there,… Continue reading The Passenger Side
REFURBISHING MY MIND The Walking Catastrophe...isn't really a podcast -- though I'm not even sure what constitutes a podcast and frankly, I don't cast any aspersions when sheep die in my sleep either -- but it's more of an extra-crispy swan dive when things behind the wheel grow much bigger than things usually do… Continue reading My Podcast
From the very bottom of your loathsome megalomania to the very top of my spun-shot alphabet and holy rolling grace... I throw y'all some stupid greetings from LIPSTICK CITY and all points in between Cause even the dead wanna be counted (on) once in a while. Life isn't tragic -- lives are tragic -- thank… Continue reading HELL, IF YOU LIVED THERE YOU’D BE HOME BY NOW
"Can't You See (I'm Falling Apart)?" (2016), Oil pastels on paper Brian John Schaefer Let's put on our sad faces for this turn of events. A friend dropped this on me regarding the attached post. And then it was stricken from the LinkedIn news feed -- just like that. I think I may be marked for… Continue reading Something about Happy Birthday (“Unprofessional?”) + LinkedIn Tunes Out
"I’ll tell you why. In short, they’ve all been cheated. Dealt a lousy hand. Screwed over through no apparent fault of their own. And they don’t just feel it. It’s part of their marrow now. It’s something that will never go away..."