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A Review of 2016: At Last, Power to the People

Following the deaths, in 2016, of David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Garry Shandling, and Leonard Cohen, it’s easy to feel as though a pervasive gloom has settled over us. Fortunately, though, the year now coming to a close has also … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Everyone who hates me is correct

At the age of 70, Donald Trump has learned to control his everyday thoughts. Beyond their reach, however, his subconscious mind preys on him with unremitting force: in the gaps between wakefulness and sleep; whenever he is still or waiting … Continue reading

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Stop losing, start winning

A few of us agreed to meet after work, in appreciation of Patricia on her last day with us before starting a new job. We settled on a low-key kind of restaurant with outdoor seating by the Hudson, a five … Continue reading

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An America That Elects Donald Trump Isn’t Great, And Never Was

Can we now all agree: America was never great. Particularly before you live here, America is easy to fall in love with. For one, it’s massive. Romantic notions of San Francisco, New Orleans, and Boston can comfortably co-exist – even though, in … Continue reading

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Is this what passes for quality journalism these days?

Forgive me. There are so many provocations in the world that are sensible to resist – and here, now, I’m going to do the opposite. Blame Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize (either way, in 2016, do be sure to … Continue reading

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Trump Ugly

One semester as a graduate student I took a Sound Design class. Our assignment one week involved adding sound to a short, silent animation. We were all given sound recording equipment and our task was two-fold: record sounds and then … Continue reading

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I hate that bitch

Forty-four people have been America’s President – a group that includes exactly zero women. So of all the things Hillary Clinton must overcome between now and the next presidential election, must misogyny really be one of them? I mean, seriously. … Continue reading

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