Silent Thoughts from the Active Mind—Hubert Malcom

Silent Thoughts from the Active Mind “A pleasant dream, a nightmare or a premonition, will leave memories in our thoughts and questions in our minds, with the will to interpret the experience...”  The aforementioned excerpt from “Sleepless Mind” is part of Hubert Malcom’s body of work titled, Silent Thoughts from the Active Mind. His book is sixty-seven poems canvasing one hundred sixty pages that painterly portray Malcom’s philosophy. The selected works are a prose style accompanied Read more [...]

Speechless—Book Review

Speechless (an autobiography of child murder and rape) When Robert Ben Mitchell asked me to review his autobiography, I accepted based on the lone fact that he had a telling story about his child abuse. And I generally understood that he needed his story, his message of abuse to coincide with the Pennsylvania grand jury report about Catholic priest being abusive in August of 2018. “I want ‘Speechless’ to be more than a book.  I want it to be the beginning of an international conversation Read more [...]

Banned Books for the Book Fair!

Les Clés de Tropic Books de Henry Miller  “I had just made the realization that life is indestructible.” The Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller were banned in the United States of America for obscenity reasons that deemed each book as pornographic. This essay opens his books (Les Clés-The Keys) for a brief review and cites the peril of halting freedom of speech and hindering freedom of expression. When travelling abroad, I acclimate to the local environment and walk Read more [...]

A to P

I've written a compelling story about two brothers, Stan Martini who is aggressive, and Topher Martini who is passive in my book titled A to P. The dramatic contents of this novel with its engaging social timeline will satisfy readers of all genres. For the last several months I have been promoting my novel with great reception from the open mic night community in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.  Now is your opportunity to read all about this dramatic story. A to P is also available on Amazon: Chris Read more [...]

Independence Day 2018

This Five Star-Spangled Book, A to P, is Raw Americana "What a wild ride you travel as you read A to P..." "I found the characters to be relateable..." "The author keeps your interest piqued throughout with all the different characters!" Purchase your slice of "American Pie" about "Living in America" and enjoy this dramatic story: A to P Other Five Star-Spangled Books by Chris Joseph Stancato: Gas Station Ganja "A must read for those who enjoy ironic humor." "It reminds me of small Read more [...]

In Our Darkest Humor

In Our Darkest Humor “We are receiving reports from across the West Coast... Cell phone users since this morning have been unable to utilize their phones,” said the news anchor in Los Angeles. The headline would soon be on a daylong cycle of Breaking News. Footage of people panic-stricken in their homes, with family members involuntarily screaming, sent indiscriminate shock waves throughout the West Coast. These shock waves did not carry a signal to the person of the left or right of them. Read more [...]

Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood

  Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood is a film about Tom Wolfe’s study of the Magic City. I learned a great deal about his nature for retaining the social environment of people. While he walked around Miami scoping, telescoping, noting, writing, and interacting with different people, you felt as if you were walking with this man in the white suit. As a Miamian I could truly appreciate the footage of the great author ambling through the city with respect to our culture. An Read more [...]

Books by Chris Joseph Stancato

Books by Chris Joseph Stancato The saga of the Martini Family began with a comedy (Gas Station Ganja), then a romance (Serendipia James & Adaline), and now a drama with A to P. All of my books are available at Amazon,  www.OrangePostman.com or check out my Author Page on Amazon. Read more [...]

Changing the Timid Tire

Changing the Timid Tire “Estella looked out the window of her Miami apartment at the folding blue clouds blocking the evening’s sunset. She called her boyfriend Thelonious about an event later in the evening: “What time are leaving tonight? The weather is supposed to be worse later.” “I’m not sure, probably around nine or nine-thirty,” Thelonious responded. “Why so late?” Estella asked. ‘Why so late’ was a hopeful extension to tell Estella that he was not going to this event. Read more [...]

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