Monday, June 8, 2009

this place

Have been in Boulder since Monday. It's great. Paradise, except for when the weather is bad. Big hail stones earlier today. Lasted a few minutes. Meeting a professor tomorrow at a coffee shop. Orientation starts Thursday.

Chose the cover art for the next issue of Bust. Doing last minutes on the issue.

Have an urge to tweet "Masturbating" five times so it fills the right side of my blog. Holding back because it would be really annoying for people who follow me on twitter.

Living in a neighborhood with lots of young college students for the next couple of months. Sometimes gets noisy at night. Annoying

Offered a room in an awesome apartment outside of Boulder starting in August. Would be living with an elderly man who is an ex-priest/ex-judge, semi-retired Jungian psychologist. We hit it off. The area is beautiful. Even more beautiful than Boulder. Quiet. The community is like a country club. Only problem is it's a little far from school and I'm trying to avoid bringing my car up, which I might do if I take this place and busing is too much of a pain.

Walked to campus a few days ago. Beautiful. Tiniest campus I've ever seen. There's two more of them elsewhere in the city. I may never step foot on either of those.

There's a miniature golf course in Denver called Adventure Golf. I want to play. Tiki head and volcano spits fire. You have to hit your ball through a haunted house.

The first issue of The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction is out. There's a reprint of my "How to Write a Short Story!" in there.

It features a novella by Anderson Prunty which he describes as being "like Scooby Doo, but Scooby and the gang traveling pornographers." Stories by Jordan Krall, Bruce Taylor, Garrett Cook, and Michael Gibbs. Comics by Andrew Goldfarb and Jeremy Kemp. Articles by Mykle Hansen and editor, Jeff Burk. A spotlight on Gina Ranalli. Lots of bizarro book reviews.

Buy it here: bizarrocentral.com/magazine.asp

There's also copies for sale on Amazon.

7 comments:

j. a. tyler said...

glad you are enjoying boulder. we'll have to hit coffee sometime.

Fancy said...

The Magazine is excellent. Just got around to reading some of it. Excited to get to your article.

Bradley Sands said...

Coffee sounds good, or in my case, tea or overpriced smoothies. I may or may not be too busy during the summer writing program though and that lasts a month. I'm somewhat free this week though, particularly wed and sat.

Bradley Sands said...

Thanks, Fancy. You just snuck in while I was writing my last comment.

Jess Gulbranson said...

Do you have a doppelganger here in SE PDX, Bradley?

Bradley Sands said...

Well, I do shave my head, wear glasses, and have new sideburns.

Jason Gusmann said...

glad yr out there makin it happen, sir. enjoy yrself.