Year: 2014

  • Goodbye 2014

      2014 was a strange, sad year, full of goodbyes. Here’s one last one, to the year itself. Don’t let the door hit you on the ass on the way out, 2014. Next! Bring it on 2015! This farewell song was written by Paul McCartney in 1969 and performed by Mary Hopkin as a…

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  • Mike’s Musical Monday: Unemployment Edition

    This is a prime example of why people need gainful employment. Otherwise they might do something like this:

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  • Christmas in Oneonta

    When I was 19 I moved to Oneonta in upstate New York. In the Mohawk language, Oneonta is believed to mean “place of open rocks” but the people who live there now call it “the city of the hills.” Either way, it’s a beautiful place to spend a few years. The winters are long and…

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  • Review: The Future Is Now at 60 Orchard Street

    My review of the incredible Future Is Now show at 60 Orchard Street is posted at the Arte Fuse website. The show runs through January 20. In addition to the galleries popping up like mushrooms in the neighborhood below Delancy and East of Forsythe, there’s also a ton of little shops, cafes, and bars (Merchants…

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  • Between Jobs

    When I say, “I’m between jobs” it’s predicated on the expectation that I’ll find gainful employment again at some point. I have no doubt I will. But… It’s not just jobs I’m between, it’s realities. My last one ended and my new one hasn’t started yet. I’m groping my way through the dark space between…

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