BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

August 28, 2016

Loon: The Lords of the 4th Dimension have brought forth for the 3 Question Interview a man from long ago who single-handedly invented electricity, Benjamin Franklin. Welcome, Mr. Franklin, and may I ask you if you ever built a raft? Franklin’s ghost: You may. Loon: Did you ever build a raft? Franklin’s ghost: A penny […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – CASPER

August 14, 2016

Loon: What a treat we have today. The Lords of the 4th Dimension have brought to us for the 3 Question Interview the one and only Casper, the Friendly Ghost. Tell me, Casper, who were you before you were a friendly ghost? Casper: Tee hee hee. Loon: Oh, my. Don’t be shy. Are you really […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – SERGEI PROKOFIEV

July 31, 2016

Loon: I am excited to welcome for today’s 3 Question Interview Sergei Prokofiev, a famous Russian composer I think I heard about once. Mr, or should I say Herr Prokofiev, did you like being a Russian? Prokofiev’s ghost: Da. Loon: I am told you wrote music. Do you think music should be listened to in […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – SIR ISAAC NEWTON

July 17, 2016

Loon: We are most fortunate today to have for the 3 Question Interview one Sir Isaac Newton, a man who, among many other things too numerous to be burdened with, invented gravity. Sir Isaac, would you mind awfully if I called you Ike? Sir Isaac’s ghost: I care not what you call me with the […]

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TROUT

June 7, 2016

“Trout, is that you?” “Yes, sir.” “Splendid. Bring me a brandy. That would hit the spot.” “Very good, sir.” “And Trout?” “Sir?” “While you’re at it, replace the flowers in that vase. A bit bedraggled, don’t you think? And bring me my argyle socks, you know the ones. And my green scarf. A bit chilly […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – HUGH GLASS

May 22, 2016

Loon: For today’s 3 Question Interview, the Lords of the 4th Dimension have brought a mountain man named Hugh Glass who crawled a long way after fighting a bear. Mr. Glass, was the stench of the bear’s breath almost unbearable? Ghost of Hugh Glass: There might be some truth in that, though I weren’t busy […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – JOHN QUINCY ADAMS

April 24, 2016

Loon: For the 3 question interview the Lords of the 4th Dimension have selected a presidential ghost today. And so I am pleased to welcome Mr. John Quincy Adams, who I am assured was once a President of the United States. My Sovereign Liege President, your middle name is also a city in Massachusetts, is […]

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MEETING THE GIANT – EXCERPT FROM A WORK-IN-PROGRESS

April 11, 2016

Arthur Peckham describes meeting the giant for the first time in an excerpt from THE GIANT: A Once Upon A Time Tale Of California And Nevada. I met the giant in Pasadena. I was playing Prince Charming in the musical ‘Into The Woods’ by Stephen Sondheim. Remember that one? I was The Wolf, too. Dual […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – MIKE FINK

April 10, 2016

Loon: The Lords of the 4th Dimension tell me they’ll be sending a frontiersman named Mike Fink for the 3 question interview. I see no sign of Mr. … oh, wait. Here he is. (Fink’s ghost materializes.) Welcome, Mr. Fink. Tell me, what sort of a frontiersman were you? Fink’s ghost: Why, I was the […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – HOPALONG CASSIDY

March 13, 2016

Loon: Today for the 3 question interview the lords of the 4th dimension have provided me with the ghost of Hopalong Cassidy, who I am told was a famous cowboy star. Mr. Cassidy, the first thing I notice is your unusual name. What do you know, if anything, about the origins of your name, Cassidy? […]

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