Punk Mathematics by Tom Henderson
The subway near my apartment has elevators to get to the tracks, and as I get in one on Saturday night I hold the door for an older man who’s pushing a large potted plant on a dolly. It’s wrapped in a big plastic bag. “That a tree?” I ask. “Trees. I love trees,” he says. “When they sway in the wind it’s like they’re singing...
I use the expression, “the illusion of access.” We have the illusion right now...– Simon Brault
“The Freed Pig” by Sebadoh. Close your...
This weekend I got rid of more than half my clothes, half my shoes, and this stack of books: Lots more to go.
That is the lobby of the Mountain Lake Resort and Hotel, where almost all of Dirty Dancing was filmed. There’s also a shrine to Patrick Swayze. It’s the resort’s only legacy. In the ’80s, Mountain Lake was popular. My father remarried there. It was one of the world’s highest natural lakes, a sparkling mirror on top of the Appalachians. But about five years ago,...