For all you folks out there who are interested in Jim Macdonald’s other artistic vocation (the one that isn’t writing novels), tomorrow and Saturday he’s going to be doing close-up street magic in Bradford, Vermont, as part of the local downtown merchants’ Customer Appreciation Days. Look for him out in front of Star Cat Books – he’ll be the one in the hat.
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Why I’ve spent the last couple of weeks sewing… Vermont Renaissance Faire This coming weekend, June 24/25, I’ll be doing two days of walk-around magic at the Vermont RenFaire in Stowe. Come find me. Say, “Amaze me!” and I will.
…wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king. Shakespeare in the Park is doing Julius Caesar this summer, not Hamlet, but the reference is an apt one nonetheless. Somebody’s conscience (or self-love, or something) has definitely been caught by this year’s modern-dress, Trump-inflected production of Julius Caesar, and they’ve unleashed the flying monkeys roused far-right […]
Q. Are you really a Doctor? A. Yes. I got my Ph.D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania, back in the Dark Ages 1981. My primary field was Old English, and my cognate field was Old Icelandic, which makes me the sort of person who once stayed up until 2 in the morning reading […]