Home » Archives by category » Writers » Flynn Washburne (Page 13)

The Stony Lonesome: It Gets Worse?

It was a bad day. A monumentally unpleasant, seriously discommoding, entirely disagreeable sort of day. In the Bad Day annals of the Bad Day pantheon, it occupied an honored spot…

The Stony Lonesome: What Would Gonzo Do?

The Stony Lonesome: What Would Gonzo Do?

I suddenly find myself after 17 months of indolence here at Desert View State Prison trying mostly futilely to occupy my days in an interesting and productive fashion, employed. I…

The Stony Lonesome: Interviewing Flynn

The Stony Lonesome: Interviewing Flynn

I recently sat down with the Stony Lonesome for a hard-hitting, take no prisoners, straight from the hip interview. He rarely allows journalists entree into his circle, so I felt…

The Stony Lonesome: Heart Of Glass (Beach)

CAUTION! DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN! You see the signs up and down the Mendocino Coast, wherever land, people and sea interface; often, the signs are accompanied…

The Stony Lonesome: Kids Today

I'm sitting here looking at the February 11 issue of this journal and wondering what I should make of the fact of my work being honored with placement on the…

The Stony Lonesome: A History Lesson

It is Valentine's Day and I will not be receiving any cards. There will be no phone calls, no visits, declarations of love everlasting, because I — wait for it…

The Stony Lonesome: Under the Footlights

The Stony Lonesome: Under the Footlights

In 2010 I was experiencing a period of sobriety and employment and so consorting with my sober friends, one of whom is local (Fort Bragg) man-about-town bon vivant and impresario…

The Stony Lonesome: ‘It Could Be Verse’

First off, Constant Reader, I would like to assure you that I have no idea what a "below standard boatswain door for grande" is, and I don't expect you to.…

The Mind Is a Terrible Thing

I thought this might be an opportune time for me to weigh in on some of today's pressing A/B controversies; you know, the "this versus that" type of comparison so…

The Stony Lonesome: A Boonville Adventure

The Stony Lonesome: A Boonville Adventure

Politics. So much fun, right? Not so much, maybe. Confusing and scary, more like. But there I was making my first foray into the political wilderness since 1968 in my…

The Stony Lonesome: A Westport Adventure

I would not recommend prison to anyone. It's pretty much a bad deal all around: degrading, dehumanizing, violent and cheerless. It's peopled in the main by mean, stupid sociopaths and…