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A CONVERSATION WITH CAPTAIN NITT-WITT

Darren Westlund’s 1988 profile of Art Beal can be found on the History in San Luis Obispo County website: LINK (Originally published in The Cambria Independent, and later, in Westlund’s 1990 book of interviews and photographs, Cambria Treasures) Portrait of Art Beal by Darren Westlund

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NITT-WITT RIDGE, THE MOVIE

Here’s a look at the real Nitt-Witt Ridge and my old friend, Art Beal: Nitt Witt Ridge Cambria, CA

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CRASH ON CRASH

“Reality is not only stranger than we suppose, it may be stranger than we can suppose.”  —Terence McKenna, paraphrasing J.B.S. Haldane It’s weirdly unsettling to see your life spattered in ink across 628 pages in a barely fictionalized narrative. I can’t say I’d recommend the experience. When my brother, Derek, first approached me in the […]

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