California Screaming: Los Angeles’ Culty Weirdness

Jack Parsons

(Another rescue from the Dangerous Minds archive, originally published Nov. 19, 2009.) Los Angeles is the strangest city in the world. I swear it as a true and faithful relation. Every cult in the world has an outpost in Los Angeles. I suppose it’s always been that way. Paramhansa Yogananda once called Los Angeles the … Continue reading

Hail to the Broken-Tusked Elephant Lord

Ganesh Big

HYMN TO GANESH One-tusked alabaster god Sat in resplendent fury In the halls of the mind Eternal incense smoldering Pre-cyclopean and justified I called you and you answered You who wrote my bedtime story Have rewritten it again and again Each time I fall asleep And then awaken Destroy the monsters under the bed Destroy … Continue reading