BB WRITINGS

A/K/A The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Silly

updated 4/20/14


Note: poetry has been moved to the new (wait for it!) Poetry site


The ADVENTURES of CAPTAIN APOSTROPHE
My hero - he never splits an infinitive

BERT'S RACOON
A Cape Cod tale of one man versus one mammal; PG-13 for violence and partial nudity

The SUMMER KID
A few reminiscences about happy times in West Falmouth

The ELEVEN-MINUTE PLAY
It's not easy to squeeze all those Aristotelian unities into ten crummy minutes

BUILD THAT FIDDLE!
Tips from the experts - save money and have fun doing it!

The JOB INTERVIEW
Drama at its quickest and perhaps best


CAP McGOFFIN'S EXPLOIT
Never fall asleep on Buzzards Bay (if you can help it)

RECENTLY INCORPORATED BUSINESSES UNLIKELY TO SUCCEED
Title pretty much says it all ...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CELTIC MUSIC
When you visit your local music store or website and you encounter the "Celtic"section, exactly what are you in for? This perhaps will help

The GREAT SIPPEWISSETT ADVENTURE
City kid tries to figure out quahogs

NOT YOUR USUAL EMAIL BUSINESS PROPOSAL
You've received hundreds of these junk e-mails in your in-box and you're not rich yet. What's up with that?

MUSICIANS  YOU NEVER HEARD OF, FOR GOOD REASON (VOL. 1)
A biographical sketch of Tommy "The Brick" McDevitt

The HAUNTING LICENSE
Sometimes spooky is cool, especially if you're a Cape Cod innkeeper

The BIG STORM: HURRICANE CAROL
Some things you never forget!

IRTRAD postings
Quasi-humorous ramblings intended primarily for those who perform or are otherwise involved with Irish traditional music.
Whimsy, beauty. satire, irony, sarcasm, recipes, fishing tips, advice to the lovelorn ... it's all here!

The LAST EMPTY SPACE
The chilling future of Cape Cod ... and I'll have a jelly stick with that

LEPRECHAUNS
A long short story, or maybe a novelette, or perhaps a medium-sized canto ... James Joyce, eat your heart out!

MOLLY and the UNICORN
The aforementioned James J. meets Shel S. and punctuation becomes irrelevant

The MOONCUSSER
Meet the last of his breed

The BAY PROJECT
Seemed like a good idea at the time ...

RAKING IN THE MONEY (ALMOST)
An October fantasy for everyone

RENEWABLE ENERGY, CAPE COD STYLE
Native ingenuity finds a possible solution to a big problem and saves Nantucket Sound in the process

SEAFOOD MEMOIRS
One tiny segment of a proposed 973-volume autobiography that I will eventually bestow upon a waiting world (already rated EE for "egotistical ennui")

SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT
Sometimes it's impossible to forget

SHOW BUSINESS
Hollywood visits Southie, leaves a trail of broken hearts, moves on

SONGS
Click here to visit the BB song website

The REGULARS PONDER A KELTIC EXPERIENCE
Some Boston Irish guys confront a scary entity

THREE WISE MEN of MOYVANE
A Christmas story for those who know and love Irish traditional music and the people who play it

TOM AND SUSAN'S RESTAURANT
The "singing waiter" syndrome carried to an uncomfortable extreme

WALT MULLEN'S HIPPOPOTAMUS
Franz Kafka meets Walt Disney and they take James Joyce to dinner

WELCOME, PARAHUMANS!
Yes, but can any of them play center field?

WEREWOLVES
What do you REALLY know about your neighbors?