Earlier this week, it worried me a little to see how New York broke down during the snow storm everyone has been calling Snowpocalypse. I’d never expected to see an abandoned bus and cars in the middle of a major street like Driggs Avenue. They stayed snowbound for at least 24 hours.
… and I’m starting to wonder if I should ditch WordPress in favor of Tumblr for my personal site. I’m undecided but I’m leaning toward Tumblr. My personal blog shouldn’t have to be as involved as an institutional site like Hyperallergic and right now in the WordPress format it feels a little like a burden. […]
In June, literary lion Dave Eggers wrote the following about the much-anticipated Panorama newspaper by McSweeney’s: The hope is that we can demonstrate that if you rework the newspaper model a bit, it can not only survive, but actually thrive. We’re convinced that the best way to ensure the future of journalism is to create […]
My new article for NYFA Current is up and in it I ask five artists (Lawrence Swan, an anonymous female painter, Chris Martin, Kevin Regan, Shai Dahan) about how these tough economic times have impacted their life and work. Also check out the other articles in this edition of NYFA Current, including: Karen Demavivas and […]
This morning started off like any other Sunday I decided to go to our Williamsburg office, with two exceptions: one, we arrived before noon (a rarity for us on weekends), and two, when I veered a block off our usual path so that I could show Veken a graffiti mural on N10th Street a man […]