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On Kicking The Nag

· ADRIAN VINO ·

On Kicking The Nag

My foot hurts from time to time and especially in the winter time, as I have a long frustrating history with kicking dead horses. No, not literally, of course–I love animals, hence why I’m vegan. What I mean is, in the past, I have invested quite some time in terribly turning minutes into hours discussing…

Antonin Artaud

· ADRIAN VINO ·

Antonin Artaud

“There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.” –Antonin Artaud     My first encounter, if one can call it that, with Antonin Artaud, was with a scene of a…

I Should Get Up

· ADRIAN VINO ·

I Should Get Up

I came home and threw myself on the couch, defeated and deservingly enervated. The day had drilled its devilish talons in my derriere and I exhaled relieved knowing this day, Sunday, was my “Friday.” Franz Schubert showed me his frenzied showmanship in maddening melodies as I kicked my cowboy boots off. Breathed like a morphined…