A Pox on My Ears

How I contracted an incurable musical condition in ZimbabweMy first flare-up of...


Two Sides of the Congo

I was very sorry to hear about the tragic attack in the eastern Congo yesterday...


The Relative Importance of Steve

In December of 1989, the day before we left Nairobi for a walking safari in...


A Sad Puddle of Me: My Attempt at Yoga

I’ve spent a lot of my life self-medicating through exercise. I grew up with...


Why Write About the Congo?

In Hard Dog to Kill, hardened mercenaries Stan Mullens and Frank Giordano are...


I have a writing habit

Holy ShitI’ve been lucky. I mean like, “Holy shit, I can’t believe I got...