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Thank You, and Farewell

  As of 9PM, at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Philadelphia on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, Whimsy will perform a final reading from his Affected Provincial’s Companion, lie down on the velvet-draped plinth, and then pass through this veil … Continue reading

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A Conversation With James Howard Kunstler

As a kind of last hurrah, I recently spoke with James Howard Kunstler on his podcast about my thirteen-year tenure as Lord Whimsy, as well as the state of our society and where it may be heading.

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Weird NJ: Interview With the Whimsy

(Photo by Ryan Doan) In anticipation of my new book, Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself (Tin House), the folks at Weird NJ have been kind enough to open their ancient vaults to release this rather comprehensive interview from July 2008. … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Was A Blast

Where have I been? Well, I’ve been spending the summer in the early Nineteenth Century, toying with your world’s history without you knowing it while getting some excellent deals on antiques (you might say I charged everything). These are some … Continue reading

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Walking a Lobster, Again

Another book announcement: the German translation of my first book The Affected Provincial’s Companion Vol. I is being published by Metrolit Verlag in Berlin! Die Kunst mit einem Hummer spazieren zu gehen Handbuch für den wahrhaftigen Dandy will be released … Continue reading

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Hendrick’s Gin Apocalyptic Epiphany Series: Lust

The last episode of the series we wrote, shot and edited for Hendrick’s Gin: Lust! (My thanks to the good folks at QCM and Hendrick’s for the opportunity to play with them. It was a pleasure.)

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Hendrick’s Apocalyptic Epiphany Series: Greed

I’ve made my video. Go get your own!

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Hendrick’s Gin Apocalyptic Epiphany: Vanity

Hendrick’s Gin has released my rant on the joys and uses of Vanity. Down with modesty!

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Hendrick’s Gin Apocalyptic Epiphany: Sloth

Hendrick’s Gin has released the latest of my refutations of the Seven Deadly Sins! In this video I hold forth on the virtues of Sloth.

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Production Stills: Gluttony

My neck had a ring of cuts for a week after this shoot. Laura Baird is playing back the footage for me before we break down the scene for the next shot. We were going for a classic still life … Continue reading

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