I'm gradually acclimating to the idea that I will still be here for a second autumn, winter, spring, summer...
For the month of May, let us refrain from negative criticisms. Instead, let's focus on the positive and #SpreadTheLove.
One of my favorite things in the world is creating a music mix. Call it a mixtape, a mixed CD, a playlist, whatever, the name doesn't matter, it's the act that matters. The curation of a good mix is an art form, but it's an act of love, too.
On May 10th, Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (in 3D) will release in theaters.
Dear Mr. or Ms. Editor, Sorry.
"When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me." I am so tragically unhip. This isn't exactly a newsflash, but it's weeks like this that I see just how out of step I … Continue reading Teen Lit and Writing for Adults
As I head into my 7th year of a 10 year project, I’m looking back on the art that I’ve discovered in my first 6 cities. I’m examining the music, films and literature that have had the greatest impact on my life throughout the previous 6 cities. In doing so, I’m only discussing the albums, … Continue reading The 6 Best: My Favorite Books of 10 Cities/10 Years, So Far
There is a battle raging. Tradition versus technology, Generation A versus Generation Z, print versus digital. Books versus Kindles. As a lifelong lover of words, a literary acolyte, a socially-awkward disciple of the written word - and, of course, a bookstore employee in three different states - I must take a stance on behalf of … Continue reading Read, damn it.