Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The control room of Valentino’s train, by Rob Goldstein
Sheiks and Shebas, welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays. This episode concludes Chapter 5 of the new series, Hullaba Lulu. I seem to have a lot to say about Valentino’s train in this “diesel-punk” fantasy.
Some of you will remember that early in my novella, The Three Things Serial Story, I imagined the voice of Lucille Ball narrating those tales. I wanted Hullaba Lulu to have a much different “voice” or tone. However, no narrator sprang to mind. I imagine Lulu being genuine, slightly crass, and lovably snarky, sort of like a female version of Seth Meyers. (See Late Night with Seth Meyers.) I toyed with the idea of narrating a snippet but… I got shy. Oh, what the hell. Why not…
Valentino in the abandoned subway, by Rob Goldstein
Happily we have more…
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