A Weekend in Jersey

A Weekend in Jersey

In the game room of a bar in north Jersey, I watched as three people casually discussed the merits of astrology on a couch in the corner, four friends exchanged playful barbs and wagers as they undertook an epic game of foosball, and one tall guy in a tight fitting...
The Case for Contrast

The Case for Contrast

“There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself.” What is it that gives a song its sense of movement? How does a song move from beginning to end without becoming boring? The quote above, taken from...
The Honesty of Hares and Bears

The Honesty of Hares and Bears

After the splintering of my beloved Gatsbys American Dream, its members went off to participate in a variety of diverse projects – Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Search/Rescue and Places and Numbers, to name a few – but only a handful of those acts...