Tag Archives: Ken Kesey

  1. Education, That’s The Ticket

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    January 25, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    My Grandpa didn’t go to my Dad’s college graduation. He was invited. Grandma had to take the bus. Grandpa’s idea …
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  2. 121st Think Tank Discussion, vol.3: Writer’s Birth Order,

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    January 10, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Important Or Not? Zelda? In an effort to create better context for Dead White Male Authors, or DWMA, Think Tank …
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  3. Kesey And The Bus

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    August 17, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    THE MAGIC IN THE MAGIC TRIP Flashback to 1964 and ask yourself if you’d get on a bus with thirteen …
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  4. Old Growth

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    December 6, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Kesey vs Christensen, MMAuthor series No matter your generation, you have literary heros. Whether it’s Uncle Remus, Harry Potter, or the …
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  5. Kesey vs Salinger

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    November 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Mixed Martial Authors Coast To Coast If you’re as well read as the average doorstop, you see parallels between writers who …
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  6. Christensen vs Kesey, Round 3

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    November 18, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (MMAuthor Series) Messages come in all shapes and forms, from smoke signals and mirrors, to wireless text on a cell phone.  Ken …
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  7. Mark Christensen vs Acid Christ, pt II

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    November 17, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Mixed Martial Author series   (Previously, author Mark Christensen read from Acid Christ at Multnomah Library.  Upon leaving, he found his …
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  8. Mark Christensen vs Acid Christ, MMAuthors series

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    November 14, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Ken Kesey was nobody’s darling, least of all his own.  If he wanted membership into the Darling Club he would have …
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  9. 7 Aisles To The Mixed Martial Authors’ Octagon

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    October 29, 2010 by David Gillaspie

      First, plant the seed. 0.  Do a Mark Palmer Interview. When Mr. Palmer calls, you answer.  When he mentions …
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  10. On The Bus

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    October 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Writing Wrestlers, a conversation between John Irving and Ken Kesey (see http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) John Irving needed someone to talk to, someone who …
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  11. Central Park Grass Stains

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    September 15, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Writing Wrestlers, John Irving vs Tom Wolfe (see http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) A taxi pulled to the curb on the upper East side …
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  12. Wrestling With Story

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    September 14, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (please visit http://uphillwriting.org/) If experience makes a better story, then telling that story is less about story; it’s about the amazing experience, …
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  13. A Smaller Octagon

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    September 11, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (Written for http://uphillwriting.org/ a place for “people who want to make their book a reality.  Make no mistake: there is no MAGIC …
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  14. The Wolfe Match, Wrestling Writers, pt. 5

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    September 10, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    John Irving vs Tom Wolfe, NY, NY John Irving lies on a wrestling mat.  He breathes slowly, a yoga breath.  …
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  15. Writing Wrestler, pt. 4: Irving vs Poe

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    September 5, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (inspired by http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197 ) Once Ed Poe saw the results and the audience John Irving drew in the MMA octagon, he …
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  16. Wrestling Writers, pt. 2

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    August 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (inspired by http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) Irving vs Kesey John Irving had just finished stretching out on his home mat when he got …
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  17. Wrestling With Writers

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    August 28, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Hemingway vs Irving  (inspired by http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) John Irving has the good sense to include wrestling and wrestlers in his stories.  …
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  18. Is Blogging Real? Is Wrestling Real?

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    August 18, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The following comes from Mark Palmer, the college wrestling writer for examiner.com and intermat.com. Tap the links below and you’ll …
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  19. Writer vs Wrestler, The Final Match

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    May 27, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Every wrestler knows one thing for certain: there’s someone, somewhere, doing more than them.  The greatest champions know this.  It …
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  20. The Reader

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    April 24, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Who writes for any reason other than to find a reader?  As a writer you already have one reader; it’s either you, …
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