Category: writing

  • Missing Piece

    Missing Piece

    She needed to take a shower, I remember. We both did. Not together, even though I would have enjoyed that. It would have been a disruption to a relationship that we both worked so hard to make undisruptable. “What it comes down to,” I told her, “is that if there is anything of value to […]

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  • Subtle Subversions

    Subtle Subversions

    My first exposure to Microscope Gallery came in 2014 when I attended the exhibit Kissing Point by Peggy Ahwesh. You can read my review of that show here. A lot has changed in the intervening years, including the location of the gallery, that moved from its space in Bushwick to its new home at 525 […]

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  • Here We Go Again

    Here We Go Again

    Nine years ago, I walked out of Kaleidoscope Sound in Union City, NJ, where my bandmates and I had just finished recording the fifth Late Model Humans album, Ain’t No Good. I didn’t know at the time how long it would be before I walked into a recording studio again. Yesterday, I walked into Vinegar […]

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  • Klara and the Sun

    Klara and the Sun

    Motherfucker made me cry on a train. That’s not a nice thing to do but I don’t let stuff like that get to me anymore. Boys can cry, too. Don’t let the gender Nazis tell you different. Besides, Kazuo Ishiguro can’t hide his tear-jerking beauty any better than the rest of us can. I don’t […]

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  • E Pluribus Unum

    E Pluribus Unum

    Someone, or some force, is doing a very good job of making us not like each other very much these days. We are divided by gender, age, culture, nationality, religion, sexuality, color, and by our economic and geographical place in this world. Think of the members of entire professions that we are asked, by someone […]

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