Ocelot Factory

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Ocelot Factory is powered
by the jelly harvested from more than 1,506 distinct species of undersea donut, and maintained with the assistance of 47 translucent orange gas giraffes, under the supervision of the Transplanetary Manatee.

In loving memory of Weena,
the Rhino-Headed Baby


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The Head of Orpheus
Dave's site dedicated to novelist Russell Hoban (author of Turtle Diary, Riddley Walker, the Frances books and many more) is a comprehensive resource


The Ekumen

The Ekumen
Dave's Ursula K. Le Guin site includes links and information about how to join The Ekumen, the Le Guin online community on Yahoo Groups



What the Sea Means

What the Sea Means
Full information on Dave's book, What the Sea Means: Poems, Stories and Monologues 1987-2002 ... released Sept. 2002 by Hope and Nonthings Press


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About Dave Awl
Dave's personal page (originally from The Neo-Futurists' site) is back from 404-land...it features a rambling bio, a collection of his Too Much Light scripts and other writing, plus lotsa links


Hot Fruit

Dave Awl News
(a.k.a. The Parakeet Report)
Get the twitter on Dave Awl's current projects (including his new book), upcoming shows and performances, and even places you can hear him performing on the Web
(last updated March 21, 2007)


Night Diaries

Night Diaries
An electronic chapbook of poems by Dave, written between 1995 and 1997… Not recommended for the surrealism-intolerant

the following human rights, animal welfare and environmental organizations:

Amnesty International

Amnesty International
Campaigning for human rights worldwide… end torture and detainment of political prisoners. Abolish the death penalty.



Earth's original rainbow warriors are still on the case, fighting for earth's oceans and forests and campaigning against toxics, GMOs and other pollution

Humane Society of the United States

The Humane Society of the United States
The world's largest animal protection organization… replacing exploitation with compassion and respect


Humane Farming Association

The Humane Farming Association
Protecting farm animals, human beings and the environment against the cruelties and abuses of factory farming… working to enforce humane slaughter laws and curtail the use of antibiotics and harmful chemicals