Category: Suspicion of Indifference

In this dive novel Mudd is a professional pornographic letter writer who can’t seem to get his act together, much less care about it. He lives in a friend’s garage, his girlfriend is a shrew and he indulges in any drink or drug that comes his way. Funny thing is he’s the least crazy person in town.

Rap 14

There must have been a full moon that night, I can’t remember. To enhance the cigarettes I chose a bottle of rotgut at the late-night store. As I was lifting a three dollar gallon from the bottom shelf an old woman in a nappy sweatsuit noticed my ketchup-stained trousers. “Jesus and the devil,” she cried, “somebody call an ambulance!” I…