About Allen Callaci

In no particular order, BK Nation contributor Allen Callaci is a librarian, lead singer for the band Refrigerator and author of the upcoming memoir “Heart Like a Starfish”.

Appreciating Prince

By Allen Callaci How do you write when your head will not stop spinning? Prince left us. What can I say about a visionary artist and his rich musical legacy that nobody else has said? His 1987 masterpiece Sign ‘O &hellip...

Heart Like a Starfish – Chapter One

By Allen Callaci Almost four years ago I was helicoptered from my local community hospital to Cedars-Sinai with a severe heart condition. I was given less than a 25% chance of surviving that flight. Below is the first ch...

Flint, Michigan: Let Them Drink Lead!

By Allen Callaci If Kim Kardashian visited Flint, Michigan, last year and found an ounce of lead in her quartz crystal water glass, the Internet would have broken. The media would have yipped like a herd of rabid Chihuah...

The Force Awakens: Chewie, We’re Home

By Allen Callaci More words will be written about Star Wars: The Force Awakens than there are grains of desert sand on Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine. The box-office performance of the movie will be monitored a...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Black Friday

By Allen Callaci Dear Editor: I am eight years old. Some of my little friends say there are no Black Friday deals that will grant me spiritual serenity and true fulfillment. Papa says, ‘If you see it in THE SUN … ...