Hypnotism

  • “Bark Like a Dog, The Cutthroat World of Stage Hypnotism,” Your Flesh Quarterly, #42, Minneapolis MN, 1999.
  • “Look Into My Balls, Ross Jeffries and the Covert Seduction Movement,” Your Flesh Quarterly, Minneapolis MN #33, 1996.
  • “The Evils of Hypnotism” [article], Insight #15, Kalamazoo MI, 1995.
  • “They Want The Kangaroo, Not You ” in Thus Spake The Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader 1988-1998, vol. 2, ed. by Andrei Codrescu & Laura Rosenthal, Black Sparrow Press, 2000.
  • “The Trance Pushers: A Century of Hypnotism How-To Books,” Book Happy, #7, 2002.
  • “Hostile Break-up, Sinister Reunion: Mesmerism & The Boob,” Nth Position, March, 2004.
  • “John Pilcrow, Lounge Act Poet Blown Away,” Exquisite Corpse, A Journal of Letters and Life, cyber issue #14 (www.corpse.org/), summer, 2004.
  • “The Puppet Pushers, Reflections on Dictatorship, Terrorism, and the Spectacle of Stage Hypnotism” (essay), Nth Position, http://www.nthposition.com, August, 2006.
  • “General Semantics and the Chicken Suit Murders, The Hypnotic Realities of Dr. Ronald Dante and Dr. Michael Dean,” Nth Position, http://www.nthposition.com./generalsemanticsand.php March 2005.
  • “What Is Hypnosis?” [with visual and sound effects, plus voice over by author] in the “Strange Attractors” section of Sondra London’s Free Radical, June 2006.
  • “Rip off the Ears: Searching for Demosthenes’ Secret in Mexico,” Nth Position, January, 2008. http://www.nthposition.com/ripofftheearssearching.php
  • “Origins of Mesmeric Death” (article), Whistling Shade, Spring / Summer, 2009. Also in slightly abridged form at http://www.whistlingshade.com/0901/0901.html.
  • “Stage Hypnotism and the Annihilation of Rational Thought,” Guide to Kulchur Creative Journal, Issue 8, 2016. Available in print only. guidetokulchur.com/gtk-creative-journal, Issue 8.