Time has come for me to start turning my focus towards my next city, New York. It's also my last city, so who am I kidding, my focus has always been on it.
Going back through a journal is always a revealing way to revisit a period of your life. I’ve never been a diary kind of person. Even with this blog, I rarely write this kind of post, the ‘what happened to me today,’ type. But looking through this most recently completed journal was very strange. A little sad.
Dear Mr. or Ms. Editor, Sorry.
There is so much going on in the world now that I feel I should write a post. About SOPA, about Romney (or the other Republican "candidates"), or even about a certain TV Show that I'd like to see saved. All are topics I've been mentally writing posts about for awhile. But, I'm having a … Continue reading Blogging Like A Goddamn Motherfucking Champ (working off the hypothesis that more people read my posts when there is swearing in the title)
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
In honor of the publication of Ground Zero, Colin Nolquist phoned his mother for the first time in eight months and had a conversation with her for all of six minutes. The topic of his novel never came up. In the book, Nolquist unravels a sprawling seventeen second moment experienced by roughly 3,000 people in … Continue reading Ground Zero