The Pajama Game

Just got home after my first gig at Parkside Lounge. Here in the studio..reggae plays softly in the background Francesco our guest from Rome, now a dear friend and a great painter is hard at work painting..he usually paints all night every day..see his work at www.homepage.mac.com/francescomasci. Tonight I could hardly leave the house..after 4 and 1/2 hours of sleep last night I headed up to Mt Sinai to see Dr Alvin Tierstein..the pulmonary grand master as I try to get to cured from the cure I was on for Hepatitis C. Tierstein has a Sarcodosis Clinic and research study on this elusive auto imune disease. People who know me well..ie who see in person know that I have had a Sarcoidosis like symptoms at the end of my Hepatitis protocol. Dry cough, shortness of breath on exertion. last year this time I was doing 4 to 5 days a week of 1 1/2 hours of aerobics…today I could step up and down on a box for 3 minutes!!! The technician put me on oxygen!! Apparently the oxygen in my blood was going DOWN with excercise…tonight before my performance the great voice teacher (and singer) Barbara Meirer rightfully said she sensed that I wasn’t letting go of carbon monoxide….yes!Barbara and I met at Debbie Harry’s party for Blondie’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Shame as the great Chryssie Hynde refers to it,and instantly were ‘reunited’ as if we have been friends for decades… the same night I met Josh Kilmer Purcell , one of my newest ‘real ‘friends ..check out his book the whimsical and earnest “I am not myself these Days” www.iamnotmyselfthesedays.com Anyway…I wasn’t in the mood to go out, much less perform, much less leave my bed…I slept for three hours and then woke up…

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Today is the first day of the rest of your..huh?

Hello!!! Today is June 6th 2006 or as 50 percent of America likes to call it 666the mark of the devil..there are born again Christians all over America wondering if today is the day they get pulled out of their cars on the freeway and up into the arms of Jesus. Truly, even for me, a glittered in the lame’ Zen-Buddhist-Sufi- Kali-Karma-Franciscan-Carmelite’ it feels like the end days..or as I find myself frequently asking..”Will it never end?” Just a glance at the news and I want to head for a secluded strip of rainforest or mediteranian mountain strong hold.Which I am going to do anyway at the end of July. get me out of this country, it is like a car without a driver.Plus , in NY me and alot of people can’t breathe between some as yet un-named pollution, higher than ever allergins and with apparently no city planning…we have a building per block going up or being torn down..the air fetid with dust, dried rat juice and different enviormental hazards. meanwhile many of you ask me about the Jack Smith case..it keeps fullfiling Jack’s fears..that hippie munchkin Irving Rosenthal of the legendery Kaliflower San Francisco SSI comune that was the nesting ground of Cockettes and others who were influenced by the brilliant but disturbed Rosenthal.It was Rosenthal who gave us Mary Jordan, the supposed film maker who has brough the world her version of Jack Smith’s life. I refuse to see it until it is in open release..I can’t deal with seeing her in person..not that I have ever recognised her, she morphs constantly but I hear she’s blonde like me these days..her emails to me “I have found no proof in my research that you ever knew Jack Smith” or her phone calls “Look you love Jack…

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Enron Twins Go To Jail..There’s Hope!

First of all thanks to Liberation Iannillo who is my communications mentor!!! for creating my blog site as well as my MySpace place and my new website pennyarcade.tv find him at www.iannillo.com I find it very auspicious that I start my blog on the day the evil ENRON TWINS are sentenced to prison for decades…their perfidy signaled the complete collapse of ethics in the United States. I will be so excited on September 11th the day of their sentencing…I will be in Italy but I will be rejoicing with human beings everywhere!!! Well, I have to check with Liberation for how I’m doing!!lovePenny Lay, Skilling Convicted in Enron TrialBy KRISTEN HAYS, AP HOUSTON (May 25) — Former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were convicted Thursday of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud in one of the biggest business scandals in U.S. history.The Enron VerdictsA jury has decided on charges that Enron’s top executives hid fraud from investors and enriched themselves illegally.

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