The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.21.19

by on September 22, 2019 :: 0 comments

“What really matters is what you do with what you have” H. G. Wells ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Inexhaustible As Light Dreaming ~ Bill Wolak This one closes out Bill’s latest run as our featured artist. Stay tuned next week when we unveil a new featured artist and works! To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 10.02.19

by on September 18, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl THIS 1st Wednesday of October (aka 10.02.19) at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at our temporary Mad mic loco home for OCTOBER, Top Ten Records! This month we will be revisiting 2008’s Mad Swirl Blue Note Issue. It’s hard to believe it has been 11 years since we released this collection and thought it due …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.14.19

by on September 15, 2019 :: 2 comments

“The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.” James Gates Percival ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Shadow That Arrives Trembling ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.07.19

by on September 8, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.” Grandma Moses ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Unexpected Merging of Whirlwinds ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 09.04.19

by on September 5, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.04.19) Mad Swirl once again whirled up our open mic madness! HUGE GRATS & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness! Here’s a visual of who is who: Hosts: Johnny O MH Clay Swirve: Chris Curiel (trumpet) Clay Stinnett (skins) Mad Mic Cast: …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.31.19

by on September 1, 2019 :: 0 comments

“There is no black-and-white situation. It’s all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.” Van Morrison ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Attraction of Irresistible Smoothness ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 09.04.19

by on August 27, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl THIS 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.04.19) as at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at our Mad mic loco home, RUINS! To kick things off, Chris Curiel’s Swirve (with special guest Clay Stinnett on skins) will start us off with some Mad musical grooves. After that, hosts Johnny O & MH Clay will invite all …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.24.19

by on August 25, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.” Jorge Luis Borges ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Cultivating Delirium ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we heard tales told of gods …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.17.19

by on August 18, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Any art communicates what you’re in the mood to receive.” Larry Rivers ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Seductive As a Moan of Pleasure ~ Bill Wolak It’s always a pleasure to welcome Bill Wolak back to the Mad Swirl Gallery and this time (his 6th) is no different! The symmetrical works he brings are always quite the treat; sometimes erotic, …

Another Mad Review : Unwritten Words That Slide Down The Wall

by on August 15, 2019 :: 0 comments

Unwritten Words That Slide Down The Wall by James D. Casey IV Cajun Mutt Press (May 28, 2019) Available at Amazon James Dennis Casey IV (JDC IV) goes by a few names: Magick Gonzo Outlaw Poet, Madman Philosopher, Artist, Pirate, Owl Lover, Cat Lover, and Weirdo. I’m sure there are more things he’s been called or calls himself. But in …