Monday, February 20, 2012

Steve Reed, RIP

Longtime Karl Hess Club attendee, J. Neil Schulman, sends the following note:

"A short while ago I received a sad phone call from Tim Reed that his brother Steve Reed, a libertarian, frequent Karl Hess Club attendee, and a friend of mine, passed away in his sleep on February 4th, apparently due to complications of diabetes.

Tim will be attending tomorrow (Monday's) Karl Hess Club meeting to say some words memorializing Steve.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Ben Pleasants Interviews Actor Timothy Bottoms

Frequent Karl Hess Club attendee Ben Pleasants recently interviewed actor Timothy Bottoms in Moorpark, California.

As a journalist and critic, Pleasants's work includes When Bukowski Was a Nazi, Dan Fante: Man on Fire, Charles Bukowski Taught Me 'How to Write a Short Story', When Ask the Dust Was Forgotten, and Hawaiian Princess: Marc Forby Tells the Tale of Princess Kaiulani.

Pleasants's novels include Spearmint Leaves and The Victory of Defeat.