Posts Tagged: childhood dream

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #25: Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been, a Success?


In America, everybody, it seems, wants to be a success. Me, too.

Recently, I confided to a family member that sometimes, in moments of deep despair (fortunately they are fairly uncommon), I find myself contemplating suicide as the most sensible retirement plan.


Binary States of America: A Letter to Obama


In the end, although I wanted you to be more like Charles Bronson or Malcolm or Luke Cage, I am very proud to have witnessed your historic presidency—the successes, and even the disappointments. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Benjamin Percy


Benjamin Percy discusses his latest novel, The Dead Lands, why it’s all about keeping language fresh, and his dream job writing for DC Comics. ...more