Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday Papers: Wendell Berry

"I’m not putting my faith in the people, I’m putting my faith in some of the people."

On the turntable:  Boredoms, "Super Roots 6"

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sunday Papers: Anthony Lane

"Like the One Ring, the Force can be wielded for both good and evil ends, but then so can a set of screwdrivers."

On the turntable:  The Beach Boys, "Pet Sounds"

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Kazuyo Sejima and The Structure of Relationship

My latest piece for ZenVita is all about the works of Kazuyo Sejima.  Link here.

On the turntable:  Bjork, "Volta"

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sunday Papers: Pete Kofod

"The only uniquely defining characteristic of a bureaucracy is the ability to reflexively impede human progress."

On the turntable:  Bauhaus, "1979-1983" 

Friday, September 09, 2016


The north's broad expanse
Tested by
Endless wind and rain.

On the turntable: "Treme"  (Sdtk)

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Circle of Lights, Fjords, and Solitude

Very pleased to announce my first piece for the Singapore Straits Times, on a midwinter's journey to the Arctic Circle.
(See also my sidebar piece on Oslo.)

On the turntable:  Bill Evans, "Portrait in Jazz"

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Sunday Papers: Mamoun Hassan

"Plot is about what happens next; narrative is about why it's happening."

On the turntable:  Bill Laswell, Baselines"