Jan Smitowicz's Author Blog
FREE 4-Day Download: My Post-Katrina New Orleans Piece!
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:36:20 +0000
~~DOWNLOAD KISS ME LIKE YOU MEAN IT HERE!~~ Readable on any device! Six months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005, I returned to my beloved New Orleans for the second time after the storm to do on-the-ground relief work with a DIY, anarchistic organization called Common Ground. Kiss Me Like You Mean It is […]
Rebel Hell Excerpt: Overpopulation [with images]
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:45:38 +0000
FROM REBEL HELL: DISABLED VEGAN GOES TO PRISON—  AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE! “(The Bureaucratic model is) merely an institutional design that allows for the relatively easy governance and control of human beings in massive, endless hordes. That’s right—I’m laying blame at the feet of rampant human overpopulation for the Bureaucrazy as well! And not without ample justification. I […]
New Memoir Excerpt: The [Seriously] Insane Racial Disparities of U.S. Prisons
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:28:19 +0000
. . .  . . . . This is a subject I cover in my new memoir Rebel Hell: Disabled Vegan Goes to Prison with extensive, supposedly fascinating detail–including creative visual and typographical tricks that cannot be duplicate or understood outside the book. The above chart demonstrates one of the very odd aspects of the […]
REBEL HELL Prison Memoir–Blog Posts, Author Q&As
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:53:24 +0000
  . ~Please support your independent author-activists–Like, Comment, Share, Subscribe!~   My new prison memoir Rebel Hell: Disabled Vegan Goes to Prison is getting rave reviews from everybody who’s read it. This wildly original and “outrageously candid” book delivers something for everyone–from dark and utterly shameless humor to raw poignant emotion, from enlightening facts & visuals & analysis […]
Remembering National Animal Rights Day 2013
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:15:04 +0000
I cannot BELIEVE the 3rd annual National Animal Rights Day ceremony–in which I played an important role–was four years ago this month! It was such a profoundly inspiring and empowering experience for so many people. Credit to Aylam Orian and others for spearheading this powerful form of in-your-face ethical confrontation and of publicly honoring the *billions* […]