Tag Archives: Henry Miller

HTG Podcast #18: Aller Retour

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I notice that the path upon which I’ve been traveling for the past twenty years or so just might be a loop. Maybe I’ll pay better attention this time around. Stuff … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #12: Next chapters

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I ponder what it means to keep the creative fires burning throughout different stages of life, maybe even right up to the end. Or maybe not. Henry Miller chimes in from … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #11: The future of communication

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I reflect on parallel universe toads, the battle between creative work and distracto-tainment, spirit magnification, and how Henry Miller recorded the first-ever podcast episode in 1949. Related media: Miller on the … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #2: Waiting for the Miracle

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I ramble on about the concept of “Waiting for the miracle” and how it has inspired my creative process for years. Topics include: My discovery of Henry Miller Miller’s classic novel, … Continue reading

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Wait and see

[A snippet from a writing project in gestation, which will probably make very little sense if you haven’t read these other snippets: Square one, No importa, New tables, Belly of the beast, No turning back, Memories, dreams, reflections, & El … Continue reading

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DIY

I was reading Henry Miller last night, his essay “Artist and Public” to be precise, and was intrigued by his pipe dream to call upon the artists and art lovers of America to buy into a plan that would subsidize … Continue reading

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No turning back

[A snippet from a writing project in gestation, which will probably make very little sense if you haven’t read these other snippets: Square one, No importa, New tables, & Belly of the beast.] It’s a quiet, comfortable evening here on … Continue reading

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Good for all time

Henry Miller’s Tropic of Capricorn is the book that opened me up to the world of art. What a treat it is, in Miller’s Letters to Emil, to find him discussing his thoughts about the writing of Capricorn—as he’s writing … Continue reading

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Letter to all and sundry

[Reflections on writing]: I’ve been thinking about writing, about the different voices or modes I use to express myself depending on what prompts me to write. It’s relatively easy to respond to a prompt from another person, whether that prompt … Continue reading

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Henry Miller: “Alive to the end”

Amazing. An interview of my hero, Henry Miller, from his dying bed. “Alive to the end.”

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