Boog City 75: 2012 Election Issue

tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president

Book review: What’s in your Occupy Handbook?

Full Book Review of The Occupy Handbook at Peace Couple A few months ago, Peace Couple was queried about receiving a free review copy of The Occupy Handbook (2012, Back Bay Books). We received it a few weeks ago. Over at our Peace Couple website, Ian wrote up his thoughts on the book, including what […]

Yet (Dewdrop) by Wilder & Frazzitta

The poem Yet by Ian Wilder appears on the last track of Jim Frazzitta’s first solo album, Twenty Years Below.

Earth Day book: Turtle Island by Gary Snyder

My copy of Turtle Island by Gary Snyder is dog-eared and bookmarked, notated and scribbled over.

Dare Studios by Ian Wilder 2x

Ian Wilder performed his poem “Dare Studios” at Thanksgroovin, a part of The FOLK-GROOVIN’ CAFÉ. The night was Hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA. and it featured BOB WESTCOTT, IAN WILDER, WALTER SARGENT, SCOTT JAMES, & RADIUM DIAL. The event took place at The Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (corner of New York Ave. at High St.), Huntington, NY.

Two Poems for Nylon & Steel (video)

Ian Wilder performed his poem “Exit 39” at Thanksgroovin, a part of The FOLK-GROOVIN’ CAFÉ. The night was Hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA. and it featured BOB WESTCOTT, IAN WILDER, WALTER SARGENT, SCOTT JAMES, & RADIUM DIAL. The event took place at The Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (corner of New York Ave. at High St.), Huntington, NY. 

BTF Interviews Ian Wilder, Green Party Activist, Pt 1

Bradley Thunderbird Phoenix asks Ian questions such as: When did the Green Party start? How does the Green Party differ from other political parties? From a few years ago. Related articles GPSuffolk in Newsday for Earth Day 4/17/11 (www.onthewilderside.com) Green Party Calls on WGRZ To Include Congressional Candidate Ian Murphy in the 5/12/11 CD-26 Debate (www.onthewilderside.com) NY Green […]

Thoughts on the killing of Osama bin Laden

Update: For confusion on the MLK “not even an enemy” quote, see explanation post: here. Ian and Kimberly’s message on the killing of Osama bin Laden… Some of the people we admire most in the world are Gandhi, Buddha, Jesus of Nazareth, and Martin Luther King, Jr. They opposed all killing, and found nonviolent ways […]

Unhappy with LIPA?

If you are unhappy with LIPA/Long Island Power Authority, you are not alone. A new survey-study shows that LIPA customers are the least satisfied in the nation. If you don’t like it…change it. When LIPA was set up, LIPA board members were supposed to be elected. There are still vestiges of the petitioning rules in […]

Padma Lakshmi song at The Poetry Project 1/1/11 video

About the video…

The Poetry Project photos and report: Foamola, Steve Earle and more…

For my full set of photos, which I will update throughout the week, (more photos added on 1/7/2011) see the Flickr set: here. Ian and I went to the New Year’s Day poetry marathon for The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in NYC. It was joyful and inspiring, as ever.

The Wilders’ New Year’s Eve: Music by Tom Ryan

Ian and I are having a wonderful, peaceful New Year’s Eve. Below is a quick report with scenes from our evening and our Long Island universe: We went to see our friend Tom Ryan perform at The Spoon cafe in Lindenhurst. (See video above or here.) Tom did a great set with covers and originals. […]

Hofstra Debate: Notes from an eyewitness…

Kimberly writes: So, I was able to attend the debate as a friend of the Green Party. I was sitting in the special seating on the ground floor. Though, in the last row (right in front of the stand for the still photographers.) Some impressions: It was all very exciting. The moderators were Doug Geed […]

Did you notice the moon tonight?

It’s beautiful…

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