Monthly Archives: December 2009

Jonnybell

At around three A.M. we started building. We had the wheels and gearshifts from a dozen bikes, a whole spool of gauge six wire, and the pointless determination of the casually mad.

It sat in the middle of Jonny’s bedroom. We’d pushed his mattress up against one wall and carefully moved each of his army of terra cotta peace activists to the kitchen. A single bulb hung there, casting a Gandhi-shaped shadow into the room.

I sat down and began to pedal. It was fast at first, but as the wire wound around the spool, the strain on my legs became intense. It felt like the first time I had biked to the top of Holy Hill, back when I had just quit smoking and was out of shape. Hanna aimed the harpoon and took stock of the wind. Jonny stood, salivating, wrapped in a parachute we’d reclaimed from the dump.

“Let go, Jonas!” Hanna shouted, and I dove off the seat.
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On Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Politics

Over at Daily Kos, Devilstower has an interesting and well written post using Sci Fi and Fantasy as a metaphor for religion and politics: Back in Babylon, Marduk started out as a smaller part of the pantheon, but over time … Continue reading

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Best TV moment of last year

Here it is, from One Tree Hill: One Tree Hill OMG moment

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New York return flight scheduled

I’ll be returning to New York from Florida on Dec. 29th.

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Riverwest Currents Articles

Some of my articles that were published in the Riverwest Currents are available online: http://www.riverwestcurrents.org/20080701111/News/Articles/Art-and-Bricks-and-Mortar.html http://www.riverwestcurrents.org/20080701108/Features/Neighbor-Spotlight/Neighbor-Spotlight-July-2008-Jeremy-Prach.html http://www.riverwestcurrents.org/20080531104/News/Arts-and-Entertainment/Eat-The-Mystery.html

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Grendel’s Revenge

Grendel’s Revenge was a game that I used to work on as a designer, programmer and game master. Plus, check out this cool back story I wrote for it: http://grendelsrevenge.skotos.net:2080/bin/help?node=$help_backstory

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All the Time in the World

All the Time in the World by Julian Blackmore and Jason Hart Julian Blackmore and I wrote this song last year as part of the Graduate Musical Theatre Program at Tisch. Book and Lyrics: Jason Hart Music: Julian Blackmore Performed … Continue reading

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Paris Business Review videos on Youtube

Check out these (old) videos made by my (old) sketch comedy group, The Paris Business Review http://www.youtube.com/user/JasonRHart

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The Smell of Fresh Water

Third Coast Digest published my short story “The Smell of Fresh Water“.

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Satan’s Private Washroom Artwork by Lauryl Sulfate

My good friend Lauryl Sulfate just sent me an illustration for Satan’s Private Washroom. Satan’s Private Washroom is a one act musical with book and lyrics by me and music by Jon Balcourt. We’re currently in pre-production on a video … Continue reading

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