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Posts published by “David Yearsley”

My First Day in Berlin Last Spring

I took the prescription sleeping pills before take-off but slept only in the thinnest intervals, perhaps one hour out of eight. This was to prove…

Der Super-Porno

There is nothing like running into an old friend in an airport to raise the spirits. And there, lurking among the smut in a magazine…

Grass from the Ashes

In Phoenix long green means grass. Not the kind you smoke, but the kind flanking business parks, bordering the rarely-used sidewalks of six-lane boulevards, decorating…

Bangelot

Perusing my correspondence, I see that one year ago almost to the day is when I started into this whole thing. It happened that I…

Artist of Empire

What would Art be without a theory and practice of plunder? It's no accident that the greatest artistic achievements of the Athenians coincided with their…

Knafta Knees

A fat man in a pin-striped Yankees t-shirt comes out of the Podiatrist's office across the street. He stops on the sidewalk, takes out a…

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