he was in love with a tall woman with rosy cheeks...
Antonio “the Flea” Amador was a living corpse for more than one reason. Dr. Heredia, who practiced in the Modelo prison on behalf of the Confederation, the CNT, the federation of labor unions, had given him up for dead two years before because of an attack of tuberculosis, swearing he would never get through the winter; but the first winter had come and gone, the second had slipped...
lies, responsible lies
Actual writing is no fun for me. Going out and hanging out and getting impressions out there on the streets, that’s fun. I was running with everybody. I was like one of those guys who jumps off the stage into the audience and gets passed around. I got myself passed around for three years. So you’ve got all these good lines in a notebook, but then what? I think it was Norman Mailer...
no pressure to succeed
MR: What do you like best about the Vancouver comedy scene? MB: I like that there’s no pressure to succeed. You don’t have to worry about someone seeing you and giving you a TV series or anything. It really allows for freedom of creative expression. MR: What do you like least? MB: When people don’t understand sarcasm. Morgan Brayton, in conversation with Sad Magazine. .
It’s disappointing to people when they find out I’m not this crazed alcoholic...– John Kruk, 2007