John scheck

Author-Humorist

La Frontera Saga: A new take on the drug World

My first novel is on sale! What if a drug cartel decided to pay taxes on their earnings and unilaterally renounce violence? How much would a cartel have to spend in what economists call transfer payments to make a dramatic impact on the poor rural community in Northern Mexico? Will the other cartels see this as a sign of weakness


Conversation with a friend while watching Valencia Club de Fútbol and drinking a couple of beers. Friend: You look good. Have you …

1. Take a long walk at a landfill. 2. Write your name in the fresh snow with diarrhea. 3. Savor the joyous …

I should have waited to film this, or took a few more takes, but I’m not completely disgusted with the result. In …

Bragging Rights

I just had to tell someone so please excuse this bit of bragging on my part. I was writing something* and I …

About John Scheck

I’ve lived in four countries on three continents. In no particular order, these include Lower Queen Anne in Seattle; the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru, during a university exchange program; the Glyfada area of greater Athens, Greece, as part of my short and distinguished service in the U.S. Air Force; and now the Ruzafa neighborhood in sunny Valencia, Spain, is home.