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The Holy Grail Press is dedicated to promoting work that standard publishers... you know, those with standards, might be reluctant to publish, which pretty much leaves poetry.  And let's face it:  No one publishes poetry.  So in the end, we’re left with a lot of free time.




Word of the Every So Often  

June 17, 2021

auteur:  (noun)  (pronounced:  oh-ter)  usually the director of a movie (but it can apply to other media) who has such influence over the outcome of the film that he or she is considered the "author."  Stanley Kubrick is seen as many as an auteur, especially when it comes to a movie like The Shining, which would've probably been just another silly Steven King movie if done by anybody else.


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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Lunatic Monologue

One Kiss


Carla?  Carla Vanderholt?  I guess it’s not Vanderholt anymore.  Hi.  Remember me?  I’m Robert Throckmorton.  I used to go by Bob.  Bobby?  We made out once.  Remember?  It was in Davey Martin’s basement.  You were visiting your cousin, Cindy.  Remember?  It was June 4, 1972.  We were playing Truth or Dare, and they dared you to kiss me.  And you did.  But then you had to leave.  And you went back home.  And then your dad got relocated and you had to move.  I’ve been trying to find you ever since.  I know it was only one kiss, but it was more than that.  I felt something.  I think you did too.  Can I come in?

10:50 am pst 

Monday, March 1, 2010

Word of the Week
Fuddlemuck:  The point where bureaucracy takes on a life of its own.
6:41 pm pst 

Overheard Conversation in the Fitness Center
"No, dude.  You ain't no serial killer.  Four only makes you seriously deranged.  Five, maybe."
6:40 pm pst 

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