Down on the street where the faces shine I built a funhouse and made it mine1. I packed all my belongings, and abandoned Tumblr for WordPress. I dug out my best Photoshop skills, my clumsy Frenglish, and played the interior designer until this new place was cozy and me. I invited friends and family, acquaintances … Continue reading
I would say I’m surprised that Le Clown wanted to visit Portland, but I’m really not. There are two things that Portland has going for it that no other place does. First, it’s Portland. Second, I’m here. Case closed. I asked Le Clown to give me a list of things he wanted to do while … Continue reading
I wake up, blood-eyed with a pounding head from a happy hour, that got a little out of control the night before, to a message from The Clown. “Take me on a tour of wherever it is you live in Florida. Say yes.” So, I say, “Yes.” I have one week to prepare. I begin, scratch … Continue reading
Hello internets, I’m Bill McMorrow. Bill McMorrow of billmcmorrow.com fame, you ask? Yes, that very same Bill McMorrow. I want to lead off this post with a couple of caveats. I don’t live in Boston. I actually live in the Town of Whitman, about thirty minutes south of Boston. I can’t stand when people refer to … Continue reading
A couple weeks ago I made plans to meet up with Eric in my hometown, Detroit, Michigan, for a day-long tour of the downtown district. I thought it would be a cool experience to show him around town, and introduce him to the sights and sounds of the Motor City. Of course, things didn’t go as … Continue reading
Tracy Fulks does Montreal. On film. And in 2752 words. I don’t care what Catfish says: you can make friends over the interwebs… I even met my wife on Plenty of Fish. Head over to Tracy’s blog to see Le Clown, behind the scenes, in the virtual flesh: here.
How different is one’s life after not being Freshly Pressed? Well let me tell you: Prior to the email I have received from the WordPress people informing me that “today was not the day I would be Freshly Pressed“, A Clown on Fire averaged 340,58 views per day, for a total of 68,116 views. My post-”close but … Continue reading
Dear WordPress People: You guys spend a lot of time searching blogs for posts to be Freshly Pressed. That’s a lot of work. So I’m going to save you some trouble right now. DO NOT FRESHLY PRESS LE CLOWN. EVER. For starters, he refers to himself in the third person. That’s a clear indication that … Continue reading