The Gators

For those of you who have already read Prepared for Rage, you know “gators” is slang for interrogators, and that I’m referring to Bob and Mary in the Gitmo scenes. I was not, repeat not looking forward to writing those scenes. Not big with the torture, nope. I love Jack Bauer but I cringe and…

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Hard Question

I was interviewed about Prepared for Rage this morning by a very nice woman named Diana, which interview is to be broadcast on the approximately one thousand (my editor said) radio stations served by Westwood One continually for a month. I’m told this is a satellite broadcast heard all over the West Coast, so everybody…

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Boobs and Villains

I was a good author, I coerced an unsuspecting and heretofore innocent audience member (Tony Gottlieb) to take a photo of the Boobs panel, and then I took two of the audience, for your edification and enjoyment. This first panel was called “Like Watching the Grass Grow,” and we panelists were supposed to brainstorm a…

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Dad’s Obituary

Don “Slim” Stabenow died at Providence Hospital in Anchorage on September 2, 1998. His wife, Jean, and his daughter, Dana, were by his side. Don was born in Murray, Idaho on March 17, 1927. He was a member of the Merchant Marine during World War II, and was wounded off Okinawa in 1945, always claiming…

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