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the willing consent of the satellites

THE WILLING CONSENT OF THE SATELLITES hail, weary travelers of the space-time continuum: this summer was an endless one that stretched on into fall.
nature freaked, seasons ceased to be.
see, what should have been the Last Butterfly turned into…

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EVERY CURSED PULSING TUBE

Dear Creatures The visas of a band due to tour here from the Czech republic did not come through--fallen, perhaps between an almond-colored file cabinet and a cubicle wall in a five-story cement office building on the outskirts of Usti…

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the places with michael hurley

creatures if you can believe the way things are looking right now, just a few hours after the mist was hanging off the whole of manhattan island and glowing red and green off a few skyscraper lights of questionable aesthetic,…

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puffy cloud bender ender

IT HAS HAPPENED TO BE that The Places have no farther east to go. the Captain (the Van) has docked at the corner of Malcom X and Broadway in Bushwick sector, Brooklyn.* But man! This last tour has been one…

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puffy cloud bender continues

PUFFY CLOUD BENDER CONTINUES Well. A short spell in the Port Town, and the Places are compelled to roll on: the PUFFY CLOUD BENDER CONTINUES. Today was spent imbibing the puffy clouds that flow freely over Idaho. The clouds riffing…

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roof rats

A summer stayed in Austin, Texas would mean being slowly, surely eaten alive by insects. There is no shortage of fodder for the critters, the giant cockroaches will still eat enough of whatever they need to eat to fly towards…

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Hello friends, the CREATURE COUNTRY tour of 2005 is well underway. we would like to send our fond regards to all traces of tornadic activity remaining in tornado alley, as it spawned a fantastic series of shows for the places…

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NEWS OF THE SWINGER-SONGMAKER

this is happening: a colony of feral parrots are procreating, in a communal nest, high atop the cell phone tower behind the quickiemart. the guy who lives kitty-corner from the quickie mart is staying up all night watching t.v. on…

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THE NEXT GREENER MEADOW

Hello friends from a smokey valley in eastern Pennsylvania. Vultures have been seen circling above the worksite. Ration cards, day labouring on the border between 'ain't no more coal' and 'ain't no more steel'. Rrrrrrrrrright across the road I am…

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