BAY AREA PEOPLE: I just received a note from Joe Wenderoth, author of the flash fiction classic Letters To Wendy's, and The Holy Spirit of Life: Essays Written for John Ashcroft's Secret Self. He is exhibiting new photographic work along with paintings of Marc Wise at the Cricket Engine Gallery in Oakland. Wine, snacks, and weirdness opens February 6th from 3-7 p.m. Joe is doing a reading at the same gallery, feb 12th at 7 p.m! Don't miss it if you're anywhere near Oakland.