- Times Square, the Big Apple,
- Photograph courtesy of Ignacio
- (I'm older, wiser, and fatter
now, but I always liked that shirt)
John Derhak is a writer, storyteller,
and historian, who spends his time between Maine and Florida,
and all places in between.
His works of fiction include, Tales
from the moe.Republic (2007) and The Bones of Lazarus
(2012), which is based on a novella that originally appeared
in a collection of short stories entitled, Chill Your Cockles
The song, "The Bones of Lazarus,"
by the rock band moe., from
their 2012 album, "What Happened to the LA LAs" (Sugar
Hill Records), was named for the novel.
- His general interests include but
are not limited to: History of plumbing. The feel of a new pen.
The aurora borealis. Popular uprisings. Baseball. A bottle of
good red wine. Fine cigars. Sons. Family. Friends. The beach.
Imagination. Astral projection. Common Sense. A stand of pines.
Moose. Gnarly Barley Ale. Prime numbers. Pooches. The Red Sox
nation. The Patriots. A pint of Guiness. Czech Pilsners. Aureolas.
Curves. Mountains. Wilderness. The urban jungle. moe., jazz,
bluegrass, the standards, and rock 'n roll. The higher stages
of the barbarian culture. P.T. Barnum as philosopher-king. Grilled
Asparagus. The buzz with onomatopoeia.
- He is presently on the lam in the