Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER THIRTEEN : Welcome Back To School

About ‘Condition Oakland’Posted Sections Up So FarTRACK 3 – CHAPTER 13: Welcome Back to School                 The principal's council had the meeting at St. Louis High to decide whether I would be able to return. The decision was in my favor, but only by one vote. I want to know who voted for or against me, … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER THIRTEEN : Welcome Back To School

Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER TWELVE : Song Fu

About ‘Condition Oakland’Posted Sections Up So FarTRACK 3 – CHAPTER TWELVE: SONG FU                 “I still say subdued stances are the best. Where you’re like… you appear to be relaxed and like, just cool as hell, but from that stance you really have like all the energy in the world. Where you’re like, holding yourself like … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER TWELVE : Song Fu

Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER ELEVEN : Fire Proof

About ‘Condition Oakland’Posted Sections Up So FarTRACK 3 – CHAPTER ELEVEN: FIRE PROOF                 Once we have ten songs down, we reach a consensus that we want to get another show. A real show, in a real club. And in order to do that, we need to cut a demo; some simple recording to give as … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 3 – CHAPTER ELEVEN : Fire Proof

THE SKEIN – Novel in Progress – New Chapter – Freshman Orientation Mixer at the Dorm First Week at MIT

She had a short skirt that was all a-rebellion of large pockets. It was earth brown and military green with etched metal buckles. She was going somewhere, looking good, and bringing plenty of supplies. Shungyosai didn’t know if it was the excitement of the first week being away at college, or the loud music. Maybe … Continue reading THE SKEIN – Novel in Progress – New Chapter – Freshman Orientation Mixer at the Dorm First Week at MIT

Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – CHAPTER FOUR: The Super Secret Experiment Lab

CHAPTER 4: The Super Secret Experiment Lab photo source Now, as far as what took place on that now infamous night when the four members met for the first time, now chronicled in many music critics’ memoirs and every single music history book written after that date: We were talking about the possibility of our … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – CHAPTER FOUR: The Super Secret Experiment Lab

POSTING MY FIRST NOVEL: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: CONFESSIONS OF A NAÏVE PUNK WITH A HEART FULL OF ARSON, AND OH, HOW THE WORLD DOTH QUAKE & BURN’ – CHAPTER THREE – ‘THE TRIUMVIRATE’

Photo by emily burtner on flickr CHAPTER 3: The Triumvirate Monica had a car. She and Laura were a year ahead of me, in the senior class. I know I said they were in my math class, but I was a year ahead in math, because I had already taken certain classes at St. Louis High. So, having … Continue reading POSTING MY FIRST NOVEL: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: CONFESSIONS OF A NAÏVE PUNK WITH A HEART FULL OF ARSON, AND OH, HOW THE WORLD DOTH QUAKE & BURN’ – CHAPTER THREE – ‘THE TRIUMVIRATE’

ABOUT MY FIRST NOVEL, CURRENTLY BEING POSTED IN SERIAL: Written Just as I Finished High School, This Semi-Autobiographical Work Tells the Story of the Band ‘Down With Strangers’: CONDITION OAKLAND by Cypress Butane

I am St. Louis author and cyberpunk philosopher Cypress Butane. I am a 35 year old white dude, been writing since high school, and originally self-published this novel in a 50 copy print run under my government name, in a different version, in 2004. I sold a few, gave most away, and didn’t do much … Continue reading ABOUT MY FIRST NOVEL, CURRENTLY BEING POSTED IN SERIAL: Written Just as I Finished High School, This Semi-Autobiographical Work Tells the Story of the Band ‘Down With Strangers’: CONDITION OAKLAND by Cypress Butane

New Article! I’m Featured at Cyberpunks.com With A Review of Philip K Dick Novel

Three Stigmata  Asks all the Cyberpunk Questions in Another Classic Philip K Dick Novel ‘You were wrong,’ Eldritch said. ‘I did not find God in the Prox system. But I found something better.’THE THREE STIGMATA OF PALMER ELDRITCH BY PHILIP K DICK Philip K Dick is one of the heavies of cyberpunk history. His work remains an … Continue reading New Article! I’m Featured at Cyberpunks.com With A Review of Philip K Dick Novel

Song Against the Furtherance of Truth – A poem by Cypress Butane

The doors are in splinters heavy hinges swing crying There are wolves in the library And they’re looking in hunger Moonburned eyes flash joyous and insane On a whisper of  ‘precedence’ A little knowledge is a dangerous thing How delicious to righteously train My violent hopeless rage upon a gentle thing A baby gnaws lonely … Continue reading Song Against the Furtherance of Truth – A poem by Cypress Butane

Doing some Freelance Writing for the Awesome Site Cyberpunks.com – Stay Tuned

I've got a new gig doing some writing work for this website, https://www.cyberpunks.com/ - Coming later this month they're going to be publishing a column from me as Cypress Butane that will be ongoing. Check out what they're doing over there if you're interested in the culture of punk-meets-technology and all the cataclysms happening around that in … Continue reading Doing some Freelance Writing for the Awesome Site Cyberpunks.com – Stay Tuned