You need no ticket to make a place for yourself here where humor, black and otherwise, comes to you from the stage where the human comedy itself is being played, its performance trumping the things dark and tragic and found in the world of literature.
is a zinester who needs no introduction, which is a good thing, because I'm not going to give him one. But go to wredfright.com and let him introduce himself, because, unlike myself, he is not merely a shadowy lit wannabe, but is a genuine shadowy lit isabe, or something. The beauty of Wred is you can't really figure out what the hell he is. Which, after all is what it's all about. Depending upon your definition of what it's is, or something. Anyway, great picture of Wred pretending to appreciate the reader/performer while actually watching soft-core porn on the TV out of the corner of his eye, which our hosts graciously provided.