All posts by orange

¡POP!

Podcast Orange Postman Presents https://youtu.be/hOBnU2x44ag 200 Grams of Literature 200 Grams of Literature is a short program about the connection between vinyl records and literature. This weeks HI-FI selection: August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean and the vinyl, "Bessie Smith's Story, Volume 1." YouTube Channel: Orange Postman Read more [...]

Flora, Fauna, & Philosophy

A Travel Journal by Mitchell Phillips McCrady Chris Joseph Stancato Pittsburgh to Cadiz: What's the Difference Part One The rite of travel is different for all those who step in a new direction. The traveler, wayfarer, vagabond, hobo, and gadabout take the terra incognita like a parched soul—quenching for drops of pastoral panoramas and clenching with fists of hell-raising ramblings through cities. Pittsburgh to Cadiz, Part 1, Mitchell Phillips McCrady             Read more [...]

¡Guns n’ Arepas! (A Miami Concert Story)

¡Guns N' Arepas! Chaz Parito looked at his watch then his phone while at a stop light. Both indicated that it was six o’clock. He was late for his first date with a girl named Rica Diego, a high school senior from Central. Chaz, a high school senior from Sawgrass, met her at a book fair two weeks earlier in Miami. His plan was to take her to dinner at a Cuban restaurant in Miami. Then see the Guns N’ Roses concert at the Miami Marlin’s Baseball Field. However, the plan had peeled away Read more [...]

L’Allegro or Il Penseroso? Stan or Topher Martini? Find the answer in this compelling story: A to P

A to P A compelling story about two brothers: One who aggressive in his task to pillage the particularities of family and social timelines and the other, passive in his timeline, melancholy in message, and tormented by regret. A to P This coming of age novel intertwines you into the lives of the two brothers from a small Western Pennsylvania town. Whether it is love, work, family or drugs nothing seems to go right for too long. Just when you begin to lose hope, a ray of sunshine Read more [...]

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 [...]