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A Short Story and an Excerpt from Rhino Ritz

Posted on March 22, 2023

“Rhino Ritz is an American Mystery: The Classic American Authors are immortal and living happily ever after in Paris recently relocated in San Francisco – when Sherwood Anderson disappears. Ernest (Rhino) Hemingway & F. Scott (Ritz) Fitzgerald open RHINO RITZ DETECTIVE AGENCY to find him. The plot heats up when Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas are abducted by Japanese terrorists , who force Ms. Stein to write their communique – which no one can understand. Finally, our heroes stumble onto a sinister conspiracy involving the future of American Literature.”

Castor & Pollux

Posted on March 10, 2023

I went to a masterclass the woman said loudly. Do you know that the singers – beautiful voices – didn’t have a clue what they were singing about? The stranger across the table from me frowned in irritation trying to read the lines Castor et Pollux synopsis before the second half The woman repeated what she had just said a little differently, same emphasis while her friends listened I poured some sugar into my Concertgebouw cappuccino specific, just enough coffee to finish in time It’s hard to understand the words the woman said loudly. Just think if a French singer is singing in English or a Dutch singer is singing in German Across the table from me the stranger sighed his head bowed something…