At few weeks ago, at a virtual event, Michael Moorcock said JG Ballard couldn’t tolerate “nerdy stuff,” and that “Jimmy had lost his respect for Ray…
I keep watching TikToks of teen goth girls exploring abandoned (haunted) hospitals, theaters, and air fields around New England. And teen commentary on…
The book I'm recommending to everyone these days is Man Hating Psycho by Iphgenia Baal. But don't just listen to me. Look at the subtle yet effective…
I knew it was coming, but it's still getting to me now how many of my favorite places have closed in the past two years. Because the best places are…
I leave for San Francisco on Tuesday. Staying a week and then I'm going to be in Portland for another few days after that. I haven't been on a plane in…
A few things I've liked recently... but to start, a few things I've liked for a while. I wrote a piece on All About Lily Chou Chou—one of my favorite…
At the moment, I’m reimagining what I can do with this newsletter. I started it to carve space away from the frustrating parts of the rest of the…
The other day, I drove past a bunch of cars queued up in a lot and it took me a second to realize what was going on. When I did, I began to tear up. I…
Remember in 2010, when bloggers saw this photo and thought wow that dude looks so modern there is no way he’s from the past. He must be a time traveler…
I am watching movies that I think of as the tapes that would be left on a Friday night just before the video store closed. These are movies that would…
This is an intense week! And an intense week in an intense year. So I thought I'd share a few wonderful things that I liked recently and imagine a lot…
Almost certainly you've seen that quote from Ursula K. Le Guin, "We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the divine right…