Marc Olmsted

“New York is a head without a body. California is a body without a head.” - Vincent Zangrillo “You sound like a cowboy, only intelligent.” - Vinny’s friend to me Return of the Jedi wasn’t really any go...

Marc Olmsted

TAXI NIGHT Poetry by Cliff Fyman Long News Books $15.00 I connected with Cliff Fyman some years after his association with Naropa University (then Institute) and its 1977 Summer Writing Program - a heyday-host...

Marc Olmsted

the Hulk is my yidam my chosen anger deity Marvel comicbook Avenger blazing in apocalyptic fire grunting wrathful 4-letter mantras demolishing years of therapy concepts of Buddhist attainment & mastered sobriety Green...

Marc Olmsted

COLLECTED POEMS OF BOB KAUFMAN edited by Neeli Cherkovski, Raymond Foye and Tate Swindell City Lights Books $19.95 The surrealism of Bob Kaufman is a true American surrealism, because Kaufman brings the blues, jazz...

Marc Olmsted

ON VALENCIA STREET Jack Micheline Edited by Tate Swindell Introduction by Eric Mingus Lithic Press $20.00 Jack Micheline is not so much an unsung but undersung member of the Beat Generation, a fixture on the San Fra...

Marc Olmsted

We got along and loved each other the way people do who share an interest in drugs and alcohol and sex. We loved each other in an animal way. We never got married but were together a total of 7 years until it finally f...