A Note on Christmas and being 2016 by Steve Fly

So, i really do sincerely hope each and every one of you out there, reading and not-reading this, find whatever meaning you are looking for this holiday. Today, i thought for a moment on the tram…’man…i must be a Christian after all, no matter what i call myself (model agnostic) by the amount of good […]

Skyswimmer & KFC – Two Stories For Sam and George Harris

Skyswimmer Knock Knock —Who’s there? Kenny —Kenny who? Kenny hear you.Knock Knock Knock…. Kenny dashed out the school gate like a race horse, bolting home to begin the other race. The big race, maybe the biggest race ever. Today was race day, it was the skyswimmers final. Kenny knocked on the door with a loud […]

Fake News & Made Up Truth

Fake News & Made Up Truth by Steve Fly “Keep it unreal”—Mr. Scruff.  “Literature is news that stays news.”—Ez. The question “is it real” and “is it true” reverberates throughout the global village, sounding all the more desperate and panicked to me, as we all grapple with our place in the village, our individual identity […]

FLY BY NIGHT 186

Steve The Fly is spotlighting the new vinyl release of John Sinclair’s Beatnik Youth album from IronMan Records in England, produced by Youth and featuring the late great Howard Marks on the opening cut, plus sides by Sonny Rollins, Sun Ra, the Miles Davis Sextet, Eddie Jefferson, Selah Ragab, and Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson, and a […]

Fake News & Made Up Truth.

“Keep it unreal”—Mr. Scruff. “Literature is news that stays news.”—Ez. The question “is it real” and “is it true” reverberates throughout the global village, sounding all the more desperate and panicked to me, as we all grapple with our place in the village, our individual identity and cultural identity, race, and hyperconnected cultural backlash. The […]