Just a heads up – this is going to be a political post. Avert your eyes if you don’t think you can handle it. This week a story in the New York Times reported an increase in general interest in anarchism. I suppose
I’ve talked before about my interest in both hip-hop and politics. The intersection of these two disparate areas might seem small, but even if that were true, there is no question that it is growing. I could point to Broadway blockbuster
I am, admittedly, late to the party in reading this one since it was published in 2000. Joseph Ellis is a well-known historian and author and this book won the Pulitzer Prize, so I’m not going to spend time critiquing
I spend a lot of time listening to NPR. If I’m not listening to my own music collection in the car, the radio is usually tuned to All Things Considered or Morning Edition. Some might say it’s because I’m old.
A few weeks ago I was trying to figure out what genre my book would best fit into. Thanks to the folks on kboards, once again, for pointing me to this post by Julie Ann Dawson. It certainly took some
Look, I know the old saying that there are two things you don’t talk about in polite company: religion and politics. I used to think that most people understood this maxim and the reasons why. But with the advent of
Maybe my readers will indulge me in a post not about writing – at least not directly. A fellow writer and blogger, Michelle Sodaro, just wrote about how important music is to her writing process. That’s interesting to me because