Letting It Ride: Remembering (and forgetting) what mattered in Music City

Chapter VI: I arrived in Nashville defeated. I had crawled through San Francisco and Chicago amidst the worst of the Great Recession and come out the other side, officially in the latter half of 10 Cities/10 Years; I was drained, bitter, and ready to give up.

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The Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Innocent

The remnants of a two dollar ale splattered Aaron’s Tom’s hoodie with the red kiss of Margot Susan messy and regretful on his cheek.We had spent a week preparing him for this, and then, seeing her with Skip Mark, plans went to shit, he lost his temper and all sense of proportion.  He’s lucky it … Continue reading The Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Innocent

The Best of the Worst: The Television Anti-Hero

Vote! "Needless to say I have some unusual habits, yet all these socially acceptable people can't wait to pick up hammers and smash their food to bits. Normal people are so hostile." ~ Dexter Morgan Dexter Morgan.  Nancy Botwin.  Walter White.  Dr. Gregory House. Television right now is a wonderful place for terrible people. Has … Continue reading The Best of the Worst: The Television Anti-Hero