The first time I visited Brazenhead was in 2010. I had just moved to New York and I was friends with a few regulars. It was the “secret bookstore” or…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
A few publishers have kindly offered free and discounted ebooks through the quarantine: Archipelago Books has thirty free ebooks from Witold Gombrowicz…
I keep watching TikToks of teen goth girls exploring abandoned (haunted) hospitals, theaters, and air fields around New England. And teen commentary on…
There is a wonderful Twitch channel called OldTimeyComputerShow that just plays... old timey computer shows (via Carolyn Petit). I only just found out…
It's late, so I'll start with some wallowing music: Asleep by The Smiths. Over the top lyrically, maybe, and canceled for good reason, but that lonely…
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…
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…