Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pepin and Perlman

True artists never have to pander or make spectacles of themselves. They understand the true nature of creativity and how to articulate their talent into art of lasting value. Here are two greats, two idols. I’m fascinated at the relationship … Continue reading

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New Review

My review of David Shields’ new book is up at the New Orleans Review. Enjoy.

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Forge Your Own Chains

E-books, self-publishing, the demise of the publishing industry – where will it all lead? They say that there are no undiscovered geniuses. That may be right but discovery can take a long time, only accelerating when channels of exposure and … Continue reading

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New Essay – Black Wildfire

A little ditty that I wrote for Atticus Review is out now. Read it. I am discussing masculinity, movement and two very interesting texts. Big fun.

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Disco Fever

When I was a teenager, I was in love with Bianca Jagger. I was introduced to her by our then prime minister’s wife who had escaped Ottawa, the town that fun forgot, to go native at Studio 54. Maggie Trudeau … Continue reading

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Interview with David Shields

Friends, My interview with David Shields is now up on the New Orleans Review website. We are discussing fakes and authenticity.

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Creativity

So much of art-making in the 21st century is caught in the theatre of being an artist. But when you’re in front of a keyboard, musical or otherwise, the spotlight isn’t there. It’s impossible just to turn on creativity. Perhaps … Continue reading

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