Dispatches


Art & Politics

Out Magazine: Where Are All the Angry Young Men?

A piece I wrote for Out about Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David …

Bomb Magazine and DB Art: Whitney Biennial 2012

Ok, proposed experiment: what if one were to write about a cultural event in …

Bomb Magazine: The Eye-Popping Spectacles of Stuart Sherman

Wrote up a long piece for Bomb on Stuart Sherman.  Got 1000 words, …

the Rumpus: The Politics of Narrative

Long piece on the politics of narrative and narrative structure, via a roundup of recently …

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About and Circling W.S.

Outro: All the World's a Grave

A version of this essay, very much like the below, appeared as an "Outro" …

Brooklyn Rail: How Arthur Phillips Stole My Bike

published as: Arthur Phillips Stole My Bike in the Brooklyn …

Brooklyn Rail: Praise the Bard

You may remember William Niederkorn’s scrape with the Shakespeare “traditionalists” …

Penguin Books guest author: All the World's a Grave, 9/12

My final post as the Penguin Books guest guthor.  "…

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Talks with Persons of Interest

Vice: Seka

Talked with to Seka for Vice.  

Sex in the 70s was Seka. Half Cherokee, half Irish, and looking like a perfect Hollywood …

Art in America: "To the Letter," Peter Neumeyer and Edward Gorey

Talked with Peter Neumeyer about his collaborations with Edward Gorey, …

Rain Taxi: Talking Animals

VOL. 16 NO. 3, FALL 2011 (#63)

Interview with Adam Hines about his book, Duncan the Wonder Dog

In Adam …

Bomb Magazine: Charlie Smith

Long talk with Charlie Smith for Bomb Magazine.  With audio clip.

http://bombsite.com/issues/113/articles/…

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Writings on Art, Text, and Art & Text

the Believer: Peter Neumeyer, Edward Gorey, and their collected correspondence, …

the Rumpus and Critical Mass: Jonathan Lethem’s "The Ecstasy of Influence"

Art in America: MetaMaus

Took a look at MetaMaus for Art in America

the Daily Beast: To Be Young Was Very Heaven

"Punk, Springsteen, Patti …

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In Jest

Vice: Don't Pay Friends for Sex

Have wanted to write this thing for Vice for ages.  Met Harry and, uh, we …

Work Wonders

Matt (Lenski) and I worked on these in 2004.  We had 30-second and 45-second versions of each.  


No News Today: Ergonomic Armageddon

Robert Lopez posted to his news site, No News Today: http://kambybolongomeanriver.…

Workabells

We appreciate your submissions, and while published materials will be uncredited, unpaid for, …

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In Earnest

The Good Men Project: "My Last Fight"

Again, I thank Lisa and Noah for their indulgence, and I worry about …

Largehearted boy: All the World's a Grave

Ok, I'm going back and retooling this post a bit.  In 2008, David …

The Good Men Project: "This is Not a Toy"

Ok, I had a kissing babysitter, which is evidently quite common, …

Eliza Goose

My five-year-old daughter and I made this in 2009.  She looked at the pictures and came up with …

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